Gadi Kfir
Publisher: unknown
Pages: 262

“Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work Sets You Free). These were the words displayed on the gates of the Nazi concentration camps, as part of the elaborate system of deceptive propaganda aimed at the Jews. In fact, work was far from freeing – it merely postponed death.The Germans viewed the Jews as unproductive parasites in their midst, and with their rise to power, they declared certain sectors of the Jewish people as worthless and thus dispensable: anyone over the age of 55 or under the age of 12; sick people and invalids; homosexuals; communists.Many efforts were made to save those Jewish children who were younger than twelve, and their parents went to extreme measures to keep them safe – disguising them to appear older, using personal connections to smuggle them to safety, faking their ages and offering goods – anything to allow them to survive.Much has been told about the working adult Jewish ...
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