Books: Primary Accounts of People who Survived Nazi Concentration Camps?

I would like names of books of primary (first person) accounts of people who survived Nazi Concentration camps, and their experiences in those camps.

Thanks!

Update:

Thanks for the answers so far, there seems to be some good book suggestions, as well as the Spielberg's collection ; however, i must add that Anne Frank did not survive the Holocaust.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    well there is the diary of Ann Frank. But there is another book called the Cage

    I personally read The Cage, By Ruth Minsky Sender. It tells of her journey through the holocaust, before the Holocaust, Ruth lived with her 3 brothers and 3 sisters, and her mother (her father died before the Holocaust). She lived in Lodz, Poland. this became a Ghetto. She lived there until moved to many different concentration camps including Auschwitz. Once her mother is taken she is in charge of her 3 brothers. (her three sisters were in Russia at the time.) Ruth is Put through twists and turns by the Nazis, a heart wrenching experience. I have personally met her and she told me her story, it was even more powerful to hear it from her than when I read it. She still lives today, well into her 90's.

    I highly recommend this book

  • 1 decade ago

    Here are a few books about people who survived the Holocaust:

    The Other Victims: First Person Stories of Non-Jews Persecuted by the Nazis by Ina R. Friedman

    Facing the Lion-Memoirs of a Yong Girl in Nazi Europe by Simone Arnold Liebster

    Jew Be or Not Jew Be: The Story of a Perpetual Alien by Peter J. Oszmann

    I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing up in the

    Holocaust by Livia Bitton-Jackson

    A Wolf in the Attic by Sophia Richman

    (Her parents are Holocaust survivors and she hid as a child during the Holocaust.)

    My Mother's Eyes by Anna Ornstein and Stewart Goldman

    Survivors: True Stories of Children in thg Holocaust by Allan Zullo and Mara Bovsun

    Marika by Andrea Cheng

  • 1 decade ago

    I visited Krakow, Poland for 4 months the summer of 2007 and met a Jewish man there who was born the same year as my father in 1929 in Poland...though my father is Catholic. Bernard Offen spends 6 months in Hawaii and 6 months in Krakow, his birthplace, to educate about the WWII years in Poland. I met Bernard during the annual Jewish festival, and he showed some films of his experience as a child during the Nazi occupation. (My father only talked about the war with his sister so I lived in a home where there was a lot of silence about those trying years.) Bernard and some of his brothers survived but his parents and sister did not. I didn't think I'd hear from Bernard after that summer because I didn't have plans of returning to Krakow, but was surprised to hear from him the day Pope Benedict arrived in America. He sent me an email about his new book called...Krakow: My Hometown Concentration Camp. Bernard was in a number of camps including Auschwitz. I don't buy books so haven't seen this book, but I did put a recommendation in to my local library.

  • 1 decade ago

    Night by Elie Wiesel

    I Have Lived A Thousand Years

    Diary of Anne Frank (of course)

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    If you are looking for video, Steven Spielberg put together a ton of videos from holocaust survivors.

    http://www.ushmm.org/research/collections/filmvide...

  • 1 decade ago

    for loads of info on this topic you should watch the movie schindlers list.....it shows how jews lived in concentration camps and how they were treated

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