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Title: The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
Description: Fine condition. Little, Brown & Co/Ted Smart, 2000. First UK edition. Pictorial hardback with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover), both in fine condition. Illustrated with b/w photos, drawings. Nice and clean pages as new with a ink mark and nick on the outer edges, some creases and nick on the edges of the pages. Nice and clean book. 307pp. Price un-clipped. This is another paragraph Product Description: Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman studying law in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her and her mother into a ghetto, issuing them papers branded with a 'J'. Soon Edith was taken away to a labour camp and when she returned home after months away she found her mother had been deported. Her boyfriend, Pepi, proved too terrified to help her, but a Christian friend was not. Using the woman's identity papers, she fled to Munich. There she met Werner Vetter, a Nazi party member who fell in love with her and, despite her protests and even her eventual confession that she was Jewish, he married her and kept her identity secret. In this account, Edith recalls a life of constant, almost paralyzing fear. She tells of German officials who casually questioned the lineage of her parents; of how when giving birth to her daughter, she refused all painkillers, afraid that in an altered state of mind she might reveal something of her past; and of how, after her husband was captured by the Russian Army and sent to Siberia, Edith was bombed out of her house and had to hide at night with her daughter in a closet while drunken Russian soldiers raped women in the streets. Fine/Fine. ISBN: 9780316848473

Keywords: Officer's : 9780316848473

Price: GBP 14.90 = appr. US$ 21.28 Seller: Alpha 2 Omega Books
- Book number: 2821

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