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Download Epub Format ã City of Life, City of Death: Memories of Riga PDF by ã Max Michelson Recommended reading City of Life, City of Death by Max Michelson Sept 2004, 171 pages is a dichotomous accounting of life in Riga, Latvia The author, a survivor of the Riga Ghetto and Kaiserwald, Stutthof and Magdeburg concentration camps essentially divides his book into two phases life before and after the Nazi invasion of the Baltics and Soviet Russia June, 1941.
Michelson draws in and endears the reader to his parents, cousins and friends painting a near idyllic picture of the pre Recommended reading City of Life, City of Death by Max Michelson Sept 2004, 171 pages is a dichotomous accounting of life in Riga, Latvia The author, a survivor of the Riga Ghetto and Kaiserwald, Stutthof and Magdeburg concentration camps essentially divides his book into two phases life before and after the Nazi invasion of the Balti This is a stirring and haunting personal account of the Soviet and German occupations of Latvia and of the Holocaust Michelson had a serene boyhood in an upper middle class Jewish family in Riga, Latvia Chr 45 at least until 1940, when the fifteen year old Michelson witnessed the annexation of Latvia by the Soviet Union Private properties were nationalised, and Stalin s terror spread to Soviet Latvia Soon after, Michelson s family was torn apart by the 1941 Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union He quickly lost his entire family, while witnessing the unspeakable brutalities of war and genocide Michelson s memoir is an ode to his lost family.
This book is of great personal interest since my mother was a slave laborer in the Riga Ghetto during WWII after her family was forcibly moved from their home in Germany and relocated to Latvia The author was an engineer and the writing is competent and clear I recommend this book for people interested in learning about the Riga Ghetto or interested in personal narratives of WWII.
Recommended reading City of Life, City of Death by Max Michelson Sept 2004, 171 pages is a dichotomous accounting of life in Riga, Latvia The author, a survivor of the Riga Ghetto and Kaiserwald, Stutthof and Magdeburg concentration camps essentially divides his book into two phases life before and after the Nazi invasion of the Baltics and Soviet Russia June, 1941.
Michelson draws in and endears the reader to his parents, cousins and friends painting a near idyllic picture of the pre Recommended reading City of Life, City of Death by Max Michelson Sept 2004, 171 pages is a dichotomous accounting of life in Riga, Latvia The author, a survivor of the Riga Ghetto and Kaiserwald, Stutthof and Magdeburg concentration camps essentially divides his book into two phases life before and after the Nazi invasion of the Balti I thought this memoir only average, and quite self indulgent Fully half of the book is about the author s genealogy and his life before the war began He devoted a chapter to each of his relatives This section should have been cut by two thirds Things gotexciting when he finally started talking about the Nazi invasion, but I wish he would have writtenabout his feelings during that time and how he was able to survive when so many died Meh.
I thought this memoir only average, and quite self indulgent Fully half of the book is about the author s genealogy and his life before the war began He devoted a chapter to each of his relatives This section should have been cut by two thirds Things gotexciting when he finally started talking about the Nazi invasion, but I wish he would have writtenabout his feelings during that time and how he was able to survive when so many died Meh.

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