All yet My Life is the unforgettable tale of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a sufferer of Nazi cruelty. From her cozy domestic in Bielitz (present-day Bielsko) in Poland to her surprising survival and her liberation via American troops--including the guy who used to be to develop into her husband--in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in 1945, Gerda takes the reader on a terrifying trip.
Gerda's serene and idyllic formative years is shattered whilst Nazis march into Poland on September three, 1939. even though the Weissmanns have been authorized to reside for it slow within the basement in their domestic, they have been ultimately separated and despatched to German hard work camps. Over the following few years Gerda skilled the sluggish, inexorable stripping away of "all yet her life." by means of the tip of the struggle she had misplaced her mom and dad, brother, domestic, possessions, and neighborhood; even the precious pals she made within the hard work camps, with whom she had shared such a lot of hardships, have been lifeless.
Despite her scary stories, Klein conveys nice power of spirit and religion in humanity. within the darkness of the camps, Gerda and her younger acquaintances be able to create a neighborhood of friendship and love. even supposing stripped of the essence of existence, they have been in a position to live on the barbarity in their captors. Gerda's fantastically written tale provides a useful message to every person. It introduces them to final century's poor historical past of devastation and prejudice, but deals them wish that the consequences of hatred will be overcome.
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