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Author Angress, Werner T

Title Witness to the Storm : A Jewish Journey from Nazi Berlin to the 82nd Airborne, 1920-1945 / Werner T. Angress
Published Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2019
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Contents Cover; WITNESS TO THE STORM; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Personal Notes; CHAPTER 1 Family Life in Berlin, 1920-1936; CHAPTER 2 Early Childhood and School Days; CHAPTER 3 The Youth Movement; CHAPTER 4 Gross Breesen Training Farm for Emigrants, 1936-1937; CHAPTER 5 The Road into Exile, 1937-1939; CHAPTER 6 United States-Hyde Farmlands, 1939-1941; CHAPTER 7 Service in the Army and War; CHAPTER 8 From the Battle of the Bulge to the End of the War, 1944-1945; Epilogue
APPENDIX 1 Diary covering jump on Normandy (June 6, 1944) through time in Prisoner of War camp (June 15-27, 1944)APPENDIX 2 Travel Authorization into Holland by Major General Gavin, November 21, 1944; APPENDIX 3 Article from Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 4, 1945
Summary A testament to the power of perseverance and forgiveness, Witness to the Storm is the spellbinding story of Werner T. Angress, a German-Jewish boy who escaped from the Nazis, only to return to Germany with the 82nd Airborne to fight to rescue the country that had betrayed him
Notes Online resource; title from PDF file page (EBSCO, viewed April 8, 2019)
Subject Angress, Werner T
Angress, Werner T. -- Childhood and youth
United States. Army. Airborne Division, 82nd
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany -- Berlin -- Personal narratives
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Germany -- Berlin
Jewish refugees -- United States -- Biography
Jewish soldiers -- United States -- Biography
Jews -- Germany -- Berlin -- Biography
Berlin (Germany) -- Biography
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253039142 (electronic bk.)
0253039169 (electronic bk.)
9780253039149 (electronic bk.)
9780253039163 (electronic bk.)