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I Was a Boy in Belsen

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Published : Monday 9 May 2016
ISBN : 9781847177933
Price : €11.99


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I Was a Boy in Belsen

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09 May 2016

€11.99

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Tomi Reichental, who lost 35 members of his family in the Holocaust and was the subject of the documentary Till The Tenth Generation, gives his account of being imprisoned as a child at Belsen concentration camp.



'In the last couple of years I realised that, as one of the last witnesses, I must speak out.' Tomi Reichental, who lost 35 members of his family in the Holocaust, gives his account of being imprisoned as a child at Belsen concentration camp. He was nine-years old in October 1944 when he was rounded up by the Gestapo in a shop in Bratislava, Slovakia. Along with 12 other members of his family he was taken to a detention camp where the elusive Nazi War Criminal Alois Brunner had the power of life and death. His story is a story of the past. It is also a story for our times. The Holocaust reminds us of the dangers of racism and intolerance, providing lessons that are relevant today.



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