Summary and Analysis of The Nazi Officers Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
- Narrated by: Laura Copland
- Length: 37 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 05-16-16
- Language: English
- Publisher: Summary Station
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Instead of bartering for food to give to the injured prisoners, they were more likely to steal food from the prisoners, to bring that food home so the nurses could feed their own hungry families. Most of the prisoners in Brandenburg were not actually injured in war but injured in their servitude; having been conquered, they were forced to work in factories full of industrial accidents. Beer explains that she was transferred from this ward of injured prisoners to work in the maternity ward because someone tattled on her, saying she was too friendly with the foreigners. Informers to the Gestapo were everywhere.
Before the war, Beer was a law student in Austria, but as the war grew and Germany spread, her name was put on a wanted list. To avoid persecution, she became a U-boat; a Jewish person living with a secret identity in the heart of Germany.
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By Zia on 02-21-17
Would you consider the audio edition of Summary and Analysis of The Nazi Officers Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust to be better than the print version?
This saves a lot of time that I would've spent reading (I'm a slow reader) & I know this book is an invaluable one because of this review!
What other book might you compare Summary and Analysis of The Nazi Officers Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust to and why?
It reminded me of "Number the Stars" in ways (I haven't read since I was a kid).
Which scene was your favorite?
All the moments that she survives and continues surviving despite having a child. And how she found strength through her child.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
Any additional comments?
It made me think about how rare it is that she survived an even rarer, continued to find hope to keep living.