There are several parallels in the way that Semprun writes and thinks about the diverse dimensions of his past 'lives', whether in terms of his exile from Spain (and in particular his memories of his parents, and of his childhood in Madrid and the family's summer vacations near Santander), or in terms of the traumatic memories of Buchenwald
, or indeed in terms of his own communist commitment.
The title of Mark Jacobson's book The Lampshade: A Holocaust Detective Story from Buchenwald
to New Orleans might lead readers to believe they are going on a gritty journey through a death camp survivor's continuing nightmare.
The five days Sarnoff spent volunteering at Buchenwald
have stayed with him for 65 years since, he said.
(7) At the beginning of his memoir, L'ecriture ou la vie, he tells of the terror in the gaze of the liberating soldiers as they stood before him in Buchenwald
. Not having seen himself in a mirror for a long time, he is at first baffled by their expressions of horror.
Army private in the 1945 liberation of Ohrdruf, a forced labor camp that was a satellite of Buchenwald
Mr Obama is the first US president to visit Buchenwald
, and the stop was personal.
The visit to Buchenwald
holds personal significance for Obama as his great uncle helped liberate a satellite camp of Buchenwald
created by the Nazis near Weimar.
was the largest Nazi concentration camp on German soil.
"This is a story that needs to be told," said Gerald Baron, ghost-writer of "A Fighter Pilot in Buchenwald
The Nazis used the same slogan on Buchenwald
's main gate instead of the more familiar "Arbeitmacht Frei," or "Work Sets You Free," that was above the entrances at Auschwitz, Dachau and other camps.
Child: Truth, Fiction, and Propaganda.
"Inhumanity: Death March to Buchenwald
& The Last Jews of Bendzin" is a two-part story, the first, "Death Match to Buchenwald
" is a recollection of a young man called Jochanan's desire to escape the hell that is a death march to Buchenwald
On the morning that the Americans liberated the camp, April 11, 1945, Greenman looked out from the barracks at Buchenwald
and saw the SS guards had gone.
Elie Wiesel's memoir Night was published in 1956, 11 years after he had been liberated from the Buchenwald
Her photographs of the horrors of Germany's Buchenwald
concentration camp shocked the world.