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War and Love: A family's testament of anguish, endurance and devotion in occupied Amsterdam
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War and Love: A family's testament of anguish, endurance and devotion in occupied Amsterdam (Paperback)

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An extraordinary story of one family's torment, betrayal and perseverance in war time Amsterdam.







War and Love is a fascinating and detailed memoir of a family's everyday life at a time of war. The simple storytelling reflects a period of history with which everyone is familiar, but is told here with a raw honesty which emphasises the horrors of the events which took place.







In May 1940 the family tried and failed to flee from Holland. Some went into hiding, others worked with the Resistance producing false papers, and others were transported to Westerbork transit camp. Sisters Kitty and Liesje, both in the prime of their lives, were compromised by the Nazi laws on intermarriage. War and Love is testimony of their will to survive against the odds. Many of their relatives who arrived at Westerbork were deported to Auschwitz or to Sobibor, where they were murdered.







The book also delves into the question of how the Nazis created their Jew/Non-Jew dichotomy. They wanted the question of who should count as a Jew to be clear-cut, and often this was not the case as the twists and turns of this story demonstrate.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: Troubador Publishing Publication Date: 28/03/2019 ISBN-13: 9781789016307  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Melanie Martin was born in Newbury and has lived in Australia and Norwich. She studied Development Studies at the University of East Anglia and now lives in Southwest London with her son. Melanie is a Director at Watson Martin Limited. Extensive research of her family's wartime history and first hand witness testimony from family members led her to create her debut book, War and Love.

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