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Book Review: Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler:  The Untold Account Of His Life, Wartime Activities, and the Story Behind The List, by David M. Crowe For readers whose only familiarity with the life and times of Oskar Schindler is through their familiarity the Spielberg movie … Continue reading

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Book Review: Schindler’s Legacy

Schindler’s Legacy:  True Stories Of The List Survivors, by Elinor J. Brecher As someone who has read quite a lot of material relating to Oskar Schindler and his activities in Poland and Czechoslovakia to save more than a thousand Jews, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List:  A Novel, by Thomas Keneally The best advice I can give for reading a book like this is not to read it like a novel, but instead to read it like a true crimes story like Capote’s “In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oskar Schindler And His List

Oskar Schindler And His List:  The Man, The Book, The Film, The Holocaust, and Its Survivors, edited by Thomas Fensch This is an interesting book about a phenomenon.  Having done a lot of reading about Schindler’s list, it is fascinating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler (Heroes & Villians), by John F. Wukovits It is pretty clear from a setup like this book has that Oskar Schindler is viewed as a hero in the context of this series.  This book, though, follows many other … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler, edited by Bruce Thompson This book is one of those inevitable compilations of materials that comes about in the aftermath of some sort of famous cultural phenomenon.  It is unlikely that this book would have been written in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road To Rescue: The Untold Story Of Schindler’s List

The Road To Rescue:  The Untold Story Of Schindler’s List, by Mietek Pemper This book is a fascinating example of the sort of tell-all memoir that seeks to correct misunderstandings in the aftermath of something that is culturally significant, namely … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Boy On The Wooden Box

The Boy On The Wooden Box:  How The Impossible Became Possible…On Shindler’s List:  A Memoir, by Leon Leyson with Marilyn J. Harran & Elisabeth B. Leyson This book is an excellent example of a work that exists in the repercussions … Continue reading

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Good Germans: Bonhoeffer, Schindler, And The Abwehr Connection

It is unclear whether they ever met.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a serious-minded Lutheran minister active in the ecumenical movement and a man whose idealism led him to steadfastly oppose Hitler’s anti-Jewish rhetoric and even to be involved in American race … Continue reading

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