Annotations for Surviving the Angel of Death : The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz


Baker & Taylor
Describes the life of Eva Mozes and her twin sister Miriam as they were interred at the Auschwitz concentration camp during the Holocaust, where Dr. Josef Mengele performed sadistic medical experiments on them until their release.

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Baker & Taylor
Documents the story of Auschwitz survivor and human rights advocate Eva Mozes Kor, who was subjected along with her twin sister to torturous experiments by Dr. Josef Mengele after losing her parents and two older sisters to the gas chambers, in an account that discusses her subsequent decision to publicly forgive the Nazis. Reprint.

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Perseus Publishing
Eva Mozes Kor was just ten years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. Subjected to sadistic medical experiments, she was forced to fight daily for her and her twin's survival. In this incredible true story written for young adults, readers learn of a child's endurance and survival in the face of truly extraordinary evil.

The book also includes an epilogue on Eva's recovery from this experience and her remarkable decision to publicly forgive the Nazis. Through her museum and her lectures, she has dedicated her life to giving testimony on the Holocaust, providing a message of hope for people who have suffered, and working for causes of human rights and peace.


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