In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer (Mass Market Paperbound)

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IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.

“No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is so powerful.”—School Library Journal, Starred

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About the Author


Opdyke was a young woman during WWII. She was forced to work for the German Army, and in this capacity she helped the Jews. For her actions the Israeli Holocaust Commission named her one of the Righteous Among the Nations. She was presented with the Israel Medal of Honor.

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is the author of "Why? Because We Still Like You" and coauthor of "Sexy Feminism".
Product Details
ISBN: 9780553494112
ISBN-10: 0553494112
Publisher: Laurel Leaf Library
Publication Date: September 14th, 2004
Pages: 304
Language: English