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Johanna Krause Twice Persecuted Surviving in Nazi Germany and Communist East Germany

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ISBN-10: 1554580064

ISBN-13: 9781554580064

Edition: 2007

Authors: Carolyn Gammon, Christiane Hemker

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Persecuted as a Jew under the Nazis, and again in post-war East Germany, Johanna Krause (1907-2001) courageously fought her way through life with her indomitable strength of character and her searing humour. This book tells her story.
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Publication date: 6/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 5.90" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616

Born and raised in New Brunswick, Carolyn Gammon moved to Berlin in 1992. Her poetry, prose, and essays have appeared in anthologies in North America and Great Britain, and in translation. She is co-author of the Holocaust memoir Johanna Krause, Twice Persecuted (WLU Press, 2007).

<b>Christiane Hemker</b> lived in various German cities before moving to Dresden in 1993. Her field is archaeology, in which she is widely published. Her volunteer work with union and social politics, focusing on women's rights, introduced her to Johanna Krause and her story.

Introduction
My Home
After My Apprenticeship
Dancing Was My Life
Deportation and Return
Our Unusual Wedding
Imprisoned for "Defiling the Race"
Forced Labour and Sterilization
In Prison in Dresden
In the Women's Concentration Camp, Ravensbr�ck
The Death March
After Liberation
The Eisenacher Hof
My Mother Died in Theresienstadt
"That Johanna Krause-She's Dangerous"
Jail for Me, Jail for Max
The Years Grow Quieter
At the End of Life
Appendix and Acknowledgements