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The light of days : the untold story of women resistance fighters in Hitler's ghettos

Batalion, Judith (author.).

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  • 6 of 8 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"One of the most important untold stories of World War II. The light of days is a soaring landmark history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who helped weaponize Poland's Jewish youth groups to resist the Nazis. Witnesses to the brutal murder of their families and the violent destruction of their communities, a cadre of Jewish women in Poland--some still in their teens--became the nerves of a wide-ranging resistance network that fought the Nazis." --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 940.53438 BAT 2020 (Text) 33892100729830 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 04/20/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062874214
  • ISBN: 0062874217
  • Physical Description: xii, 558 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-536) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Battle-axes -- Prologue: Flash forward: defense or rescue? -- Ghetto girls -- Devils or goddesses -- "No border will stand in their way" -- The emotional legacy.
Summary, etc.: "One of the most important untold stories of World War II. The light of days is a soaring landmark history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who helped weaponize Poland's Jewish youth groups to resist the Nazis. Witnesses to the brutal murder of their families and the violent destruction of their communities, a cadre of Jewish women in Poland--some still in their teens--became the nerves of a wide-ranging resistance network that fought the Nazis." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Poland
Jews Persecutions Poland
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Personal narratives
Jewish women in the Holocaust
World War, 1939-1945 Jewish resistance Poland
Genre: Personal narratives.

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