Save my Children: An Astonishing Tale of Survival and its Unlikely Hero by Leon Kleiner, Edwin Stepp
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An 11-year-old boy and his siblings fight for survival after the evil of the Nazi regime descends upon Poland. Time after time, they miraculously escape certain death as the murderous fascists attempt to make their hometown of Tluste Judenrein. Their luck seems to have run out when the Germans order to liquidate their work camp.
Unexpected help comes from Timush, a man known for his terrible deeds against the Jews. After hearing their mother shout to him in a desperate plea, “Save my children!” as she is marched to her execution, Timush amazingly risks his own life to make sure they survive.
‘Save my Children’ is the true story of the transformation of a man once filled with hate and violence who made the ultimate sacrifice to save the people he once sought to kill.
Year first published: 2020