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Forest to Freedom: Recollections of My Life in Poland During the Holocaust, 1939-1944 Michael Erens

Forest to Freedom: Recollections of My Life in Poland During the Holocaust, 1939-1944

Michael Erens

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These are the memoirs of Michael Erens from 1939 through 1944. His is a story of survival, but much more. The book includes observations and commentary on the political, social, and economic climate of the time. Memoirs are shared of the old flavorMoreThese are the memoirs of Michael Erens from 1939 through 1944. His is a story of survival, but much more. The book includes observations and commentary on the political, social, and economic climate of the time. Memoirs are shared of the old flavor (pre-War) of his small town. The social life, active business (including the Zolkiew-Paris connection in the production of furs), town personalities, street hustle and bustle, fashion, education, poverty…Mr. Erens describes the dramatic changes of life in the town under the control of the Russians and the Germans. He tells how he hid with his family in the middle of the forest. They persevered in spite of being hunted. He tells of being hidden with his family in the village of Zawonie by friendly Poles. He describes the very close special bond he had with his mother and brother, a true hero, who arranged all connections with the non-Jewish world.