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By Joseph Weismann,Richard Kutner

ISBN-10: 0253026806

ISBN-13: 9780253026804

ISBN-10: 0253026911

ISBN-13: 9780253026910

On the nights of July sixteen and 17, 1942, French police rounded up eleven-year-old Joseph Weismann, his relatives, and 13,000 different Jews. After being held for 5 days in appalling stipulations within the Vélodrome d'Hiver stadium, Joseph and his kin have been transported via farm animals vehicle to the Beaune-la-Rolande internment camp and brutally separated: the entire adults and lots of the young ones have been transported directly to Auschwitz and likely demise, yet 1,000 kids have been left at the back of to attend for a later teach. The French guards informed the kids left in the back of that they might quickly be reunited with their mom and dad, yet Joseph and his new good friend, Joe Kogan, selected to chance every little thing in a bold break out try out. After eluding the guards and crawling lower than razor-sharp barbed twine, Joseph came upon freedom. yet how could he live to tell the tale the remainder of the battle in Nazi-occupied France and construct a existence for himself? His difficulties had simply begun.

Until he used to be eighty, Joseph Weismann saved his tale to himself, giving in basic terms the slightest tricks of it to his spouse and 3 kids. Simone Veil, attorney, flesh presser, President of the eu Parliament, and member of the Constitutional Council of France—herself a survivor of Auschwitz—urged him to inform his tale. within the unique French model of this e-book and in Roselyne Bosch’s 2010 movie los angeles Rafle, Joseph stocks his compelling and terrifying tale of the Roundup of the Vél’ d’Hiv and his get away. Now, for the 1st time in English, Joseph tells the remainder of his dramatic tale in After the Roundup.

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