The Resource A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead

A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead

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A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival
Title
A train in winter
Title remainder
a story of resistance, friendship and survival
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Moorehead
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Paris, January 1943, 230 French women resisters were rounded up and sent on a train to Auschwitz - the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the resistance to a death camp. The youngest was a schoolgirl of 15, the eldest a farmer's wife of 68; there were among them teachers, biochemists, sales girls, secretaries, housewives and university lecturers. The women turned to one another, finding solace and strength in friendship and shared experience. Forty-nine of them came home. Drawing on interviews with survivors and their families, on archival research and original sources, A Train in Winter covers a harrowing part of our history but is, ultimately, a portrait of ordinary people, of bravery and endurance
Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
940.5336
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
D802.F8
LC item number
M667 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead
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A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead
Publication
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Republished in 20 cm paperback format: 2012
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-351) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-351) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-351) and index. -On an icy dawn morning in Paris in January 1943, 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz u the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the resistance to a death camp
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13834704
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24 cm.
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374 pages
Isbn
9780099523895
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
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Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) PALM344095
  • (OCoLC)747917441
  • (OCoLC)747917441

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