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Sisters in the Resistance

by Margaret Collins Weitz

  • 354 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Wiley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7613205M
ISBN 100471196983
ISBN 109780471196983

  The life-affirming story of female bravery, Jewish Nazi resistance and surviving the horrors of Auschwitz. WINNER of the Opzij Literature Prize ! During the Second World War two Jewish sisters - Janny and Lien Brilleslijper - run one of the largest hideaways in The Netherlands: The High Nest, a villa in The Gooi area. Get this from a library! The sisters of Auschwitz: the true story of two Jewish sisters' resistance in the heart of Nazi territory. [Roxane Van Iperen; Joni Zwart] -- During the Second World War two Jewish sisters -- Janny and Lien Brilleslijper -- run one of the largest hideaways in The Netherlands: The High Nest, a villa in The Gooi area.

  The three women drew the line once, though, according to Kathryn J. Atwood’s book “Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue” (). © Independent Television Service (ITVS). All rights reserved. PBS Privacy Policy | Terms of Use. Be more independent. Help bring programs like Independent Lens.

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Sisters in the Resistance by Margaret Collins Weitz Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Sisters in the Resistance, Margaret Collins Weitz has brought readers a unique and interestingly told contribution to an underreported yet significant aspect of World War II history.

This would be a great book club choice. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful/5(12). Sisters in the Resistance book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Critical acclaim for Sisters in the ResistanceOften mo /5.

The Sisters of Auschwitz: The true story of two Jewish sisters’ resistance in the heart of Nazi territory - Kindle edition by Iperen, Roxane van. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Sisters of Auschwitz: The true story Sisters in the Resistance book two Jewish sisters’ resistance in the heart /5(72).

An oral history of women who served courageously and well in a variety of roles in the French Resistance in WW II. Weitz (Humanities and Modern Languages/Suffolk Univ.), who has coedited a volume about the role of gender in the two world wars, now turns her attention specifically to France in WW II.

Weitz contends that most French citizens tried simply to avoid trouble and Author: Margaret Collins Weitz. Poldermans said she was close to the sisters for 20 years before writing her book, having met them when she was a year-old high-school student working on a history project on the late Hannie.

Critical acclaim for Sisters in the Resistance"Often moving always fascinating women in the French Resistance is a key subject.

Margaret Weitz has gathered personal testimonies and set them in an intelligible context that helps us understand how all French people--men and women--experienced the Nazi occupation." --Robert Paxton, Mellon Professor of Social Reviews: 1.

After the war, the sisters dealt with the trauma of killing people and losing their best friend. Truus created sculptures, and later spoke and wrote about their time in the : Becky Little. The sisters of mercy: Devastating new book reveals the selfless courage of two young women who fearlessly hid fellow Jews in their house in the woods, until they were betrayed and sent to Auschwitz.

Buy a cheap copy of Sisters in the Resistance: How Women book by Margaret Collins Weitz. Critical acclaim for Sisters in the ResistanceOften moving always fascinating women in the French Resistance is a key subject.

Margaret Weitz has Free shipping over $   The sisters’ story is nothing short of astonishing, such that, if this was not marketed as “The True Story of Two Jewish Sisters’ Resistance in the Heart of Nazi Territory”, I would. Over the course of the book, the two sisters experience just about everything possibly associated with World War II in France.

In interviews, Kristin Hannah explains that the story was inspired by the real-life Resistance activities of Andrée de Jongh, a young Belgian woman who helped downed Allied airmen escape Occupied Europe through what.

Buy The Sisters of Auschwitz: The true story of two Jewish sisters’ resistance in the heart of Nazi territory by Iperen, Roxane van (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(82).

Critical acclaim for Sisters in the Resistance "Often moving always fascinating women in the FrenchResistance is a key subject. Margaret Weitz has gathered personaltestimonies and set them in an intelligible context thathelps us understand how all French people—men andwomen—experienced the Nazi occupation."Brand: Wiley.

Stream the Philadelphia Community Podcast episode, Insight Pt I Seven Sisters and a Brother: Friendship, Resistance, and Untold Truths Behind Black Student Activism in the s, free & on demand on iHeartRadio.5/5.

In Sisters in the Resistance, Margaret Collins Weitz has brought readers a unique and interestingly told contribution to an underreported yet significant aspect of World War II history. This would be a great book club choice!/5(11). The Mirabal sisters (Spanish pronunciation: [eɾˈmanas miɾaˈβal], Las Hermanas Mirabal) were four Dominican sisters known commonly as Patria, Minerva, María Teresa, and Dedé, who opposed the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo (El Jefe) and were involved in clandestine activities against his regime.

Three of the four sisters (Patria, Minerva, María Teresa) were. After the war, both Oversteegen sisters fought for recognition of their resistance work. Truus expressed herself in her art, shared her Author: Sophie Poldermans. Print book: English Summary: Critical acclaim for Sisters in the Resistance "Often moving always fascinating women in the French Resistance is a key subject.

Hannie Schaft and the Oversteegen sisters tells the story of three remarkable women, who took up armed resistance. Open: April 18 - February 8 Armed resistance Many people are familiar with the name Hannie Schaft, ‘the girl with the red hair’ who was executed by the Germans because of her resistance activities during World War Two.

Hey Three Sisters Resistance Camp. If someone there can call in to m Dominion's attempts to paint the anti-pipeline movement as violent, dumb, and in bad faith is a page out of Peterson's book.

It's no surprise they're giving a platform to the Alt-Right as they tear down the platforms of tree sitters. It's no surprise that yet again they're 5/5(1). About the Book Seven Sisters and a Brother-Friendship, Resistance, and Untold Truths Behind Black Activism in the s Written by: Marilyn Allman Maye, Harold S.

Buchanan, Jannette O. Domingo, Joyce Frisby Baynes, Marilyn Holifield, Myra E. Rose, Bridget Van Gronigen Warren, and Aundrea White Kelley. Wrote the publisher. Critical acclaim for Sisters in the Resistance "Often moving always fascinating women in the French Resistance is a key subject.

Margaret Weitz has gathered personal testimonies and set them in an intelligible context that helps us understand how all French people--men and women--experienced the Nazi occupation."/5(64).The three were part of the Dutch resistance.

Their story is being told in a new book by Sophie Poldermans called “Seducing and Killing Nazis – Hannie, Truus, and Freddie: Dutch Resistance Heroines of WWII.” Freddie Dekker-Oversteegen and Truus Menger-Oversteegen Credit: Hannie Schaft is the more famous of the three.