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Hell's Traces : One Murder, Two Families, Thirty-Five Holocaust Memorials

Ripp, Victor.

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2017 New York, New York.

206 pages.

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In July 1942, the French police in Paris, acting for the German military government, arrested Victor Ripp’s three-year-old cousin, Alexandre. Two months later, the boy was killed in Auschwitz. In Hell’s Traces, Ripp examines this act through the prism of family history. In addition to Alexandre, ten members of Ripp’s family on his father’s side died in the Holocaust. His mother’s side of the family, numbering thirty people, was in Berlin when Hitler came to power. Without exception they escaped the Final Solution.

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ISBN:

978-0-86547-833-6

Author:

Ripp, Victor.

Title:

Hell's Traces : One Murder, Two Families, Thirty-Five Holocaust Memorials.

Edition:

First Edition.

Publisher:

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2017 New York, New York.

Physical:

206 pages.

Summary:

In July 1942, the French police in Paris, acting for the German military government, arrested Victor Ripp’s three-year-old cousin, Alexandre. Two months later, the boy was killed in Auschwitz. In Hell’s Traces, Ripp examines this act through the prism of family history. In addition to Alexandre, ten members of Ripp’s family on his father’s side died in the Holocaust. His mother’s side of the family, numbering thirty people, was in Berlin when Hitler came to power. Without exception they escaped the Final Solution.

Subject:

Holocaust memorials--Europe

Subject:

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--France--Biography

Subject:

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Germany--Biography

Subject:

Ripp, Victor--Travel.

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