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The light of days : the untold story of women resistance fighters in Hitler's ghettos / Judy Batalion.

Batalion, Judith, (author.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Summary:

"One of the most important untold stories of World War II. The light of days is a soaring landmark history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who helped weaponize Poland's Jewish youth groups to resist the Nazis. Witnesses to the brutal murder of their families and the violent destruction of their communities, a cadre of Jewish women in Poland--some still in their teens--became the nerves of a wide-ranging resistance network that fought the Nazis." --Provided by publisher.
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Athena Public Library 940.53 BAT (Text) 37813000184807 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/30/2021 Available -
Baker County Library 940.531832 .B328l 2020 (Text) 37814003347896 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 05/10/2021 Checked out 10/15/2021
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 940.534 B328 (Text) 35178001824245 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/02/2021 Available -
Hermiston Public Library 940.53 BAT (Text) 37838000733253 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/07/2021 Available -
Hood River County Library 940.53438 BAT 2020 (Text) 33892100729830 Adult New Books Book None 04/20/2021 Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library 940.53 Batal (Text) 37862000477091 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/06/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 940.5343 BAT (Text) 33892006657465 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand None 04/22/2021 Available -
Treasure Valley Community College Library 940.53438 B311l (Text) 32220001129036 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/05/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0062874217
  • ISBN: 9780062874214
  • Physical Description: xii, 558 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-536) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Battle-axes -- Prologue: Flash forward: defense or rescue? -- Ghetto girls -- Devils or goddesses -- "No border will stand in their way" -- The emotional legacy.
Summary, etc.:
"One of the most important untold stories of World War II. The light of days is a soaring landmark history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who helped weaponize Poland's Jewish youth groups to resist the Nazis. Witnesses to the brutal murder of their families and the violent destruction of their communities, a cadre of Jewish women in Poland--some still in their teens--became the nerves of a wide-ranging resistance network that fought the Nazis." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Jewish resistance > Poland.
Jewish women in the Holocaust.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Personal narratives.
Jews > Persecutions > Poland.
World War, 1939-1945 > Poland.
Genre: Personal narratives.
Summary: "One of the most important untold stories of World War II. The light of days is a soaring landmark history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who helped weaponize Poland's Jewish youth groups to resist the Nazis. Witnesses to the brutal murder of their families and the violent destruction of their communities, a cadre of Jewish women in Poland--some still in their teens--became the nerves of a wide-ranging resistance network that fought the Nazis." --Provided by publisher.

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