RENA'S PROMISE : A STORY OF SISTERS IN AUSCHWITZ.

Gelissen, Rena Kornreich, with Macadam, Heather Dune.


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1st Eng., ed., 1996. Xii + 274 pp., photo-plates + a map. D.j., 22 x 14cm. V.G.+. In March 1942 Rena Kornreich, a young woman from Poland, was sent on the first Jewish transport to Auschwitz. Shortly after arriving there Rena was reunited with her younger sister Danka, and her determination to fulfil the promise made to her mother to take care of her sister and bring her home became her lifeline. On 2 May 1945, at the end of the war, both girls walked free, having survived the Nazi death camps for more than three years. This is the story of their horrifying ordeal.


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