☆ Good books to read The BoysBy MartinGilbert – grisedalelodge.co.uk

The Boys Fewer than 100,000 Jews survived the death camps This is the story of 732 of those Jews all under the age of sixteen in 1945 It is the story of what they lost, of what they, as children, suffered, and, most of all, of what they overcame Robbed of their childhoods, orphaned by violence and bestiality, they ought to have become sociopaths Instead, they rebuilt their lives and dedicated them to the memory of those who were not as lucky Told in their voices, The Boys bears witness to the power of the human spirit. Read The Boys – grisedalelodge.co.uk

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  1. A few weeks ago in early February 2015 , I was idly reading the obituary pages of The Globe and Mail newspaper The back page of the obits is saved for people who achieved some fame in their lives, and that week I was struck by the headline Martin Gilbert, Churchill s Official Biographer, Dies at Age 79. I grew up in a British family, my parents, uncles and aunts were all involved in the Second World War in England in some...

  2. This is a story that should be told and remembered the story of the few children teenagers who survived Hitler s forced labor and concentration extermination camps It starts with the incredibly rich life that was the pre war European Jewish community, continues thru the break up and total annihilation of th...

  3. It was a great loss when Martin Gilbert died He was a premier historian of the Holocaust I have read many of his books, all well researched and calmly presented This book is no exception I always learn and my understanding is deepened.

  4. This remarkable book consists of the comprehensive results interviews with and letters by 732 concentration camp survivors from the holocaust.These young people both boys and girls where settled in Britain after World War II , some stayed and made lives in Britain , while others immigrated to the USA , Australia , Canada and Israel.Some of the boys made their mark in the Israel War of Independence defending the fledgling Jewish State after it was attacked by five Arab armies , aiming to anihilat This remarkable book consists of the comprehensive results interviews with and letters by 732 concentration camp survivors from the holocaust.These young people both boys and girls where settled in Britain after World War II , some stayed and made lives in Britain , while others immigrated to the USA , Australia , Canada and Israel.Some of the boys made their mark in the Israel War of Independence defending the fledgling Jewish State after it was attacked by five Arab armies , aiming to anihilate all Jews in Israel as the Arabs and anti Zionists of the world aim for today i.e a sec...

  5. I first read this book when it came out in the late 90 s and it has lost none of its impact Each year there are fewer survivors left to tell their stories so it is up to us to keep those stories alive Could this have been edited better Probably, but hearing the survivors describe their experiences in the ghettos and cam...

  6. I started this book around Holocaust Remembrance Day here in Israel, and it has left an indelible impression There are descriptions of life before the war, harrowing personal testimonies of the horrors of the gh...

  7. Excellent reading from memories of direct young survivors that went to England after the collapse of Germany to recover England s home office had approved 1,000 places for children under 16 yrs of age ...

  8. When I read The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas I was once again reminded of the story of 732 Jewish boys and girls whose story Martin Gilbert tells in his The Boys Triumph Over Adversity One book is from the viewpoint of someone standing outside the suffering while the other one is about the kids who went through hell I m not a believer in the many after life versions of hell, but I am certainly a believer in the human ability to create hell for their fellow humans In fact, we re really crea When I read The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas I was once again reminded of the story of 732 Jewish boys and girls whose story Martin Gilbert tells in his The Boys Triumph Over Adversity One book is from the viewpoint of someone standing outside the suffering while the other one is about the kids who went through hell I m not a believer in the many after life versions of hell, but I am certainly a believer in the human ability to create hell for their fellow humans In fact, we re really creative in the many...

  9. An interesting read of the horrid things humans do to each other This book is a collection of personal accounts of mainly polish survivors of the Nazi death slave camps of Nazi Germany The books is set chronologically with first hand accounts of 732, mostly male, individuals before and after their experiences I found this tendingtowards an archival approach, as many of the early accounts were similar Because the book was chronological that personal narrative was broken up and woven amo An interesting read of the horrid things humans do to each other This book is a collection of personal accounts of mainly polish survivors of the Nazi death slave camps of Nazi Germany The books is set chronologically with first hand accounts of 732, mostly male, individuals before and after their experiences I found this tendingtowards an archival approach, as many of the early accounts were similar Because the book was chronological that personal narrative was broken up and woven amongst many others Concentric rings of influence and control were used in the operations.Usually the Jewish camp members were controlled by...

  10. This was a really amazing book It was inspiring to follow the boys from the nightmare of being held in concentration labor camps and seeing their loved ones be murdered but to rise above it all They became successful not bitter in nearly all of their cases.They not only didn t let Hitler and the Nazis win, they triumphed over them in the end They supported one another and became each others family Then they paid that forward by creating foundations to help others Foundations to further This was a really amazing book It was inspiring to follow the boys from ...