1st Edition

Straight On (RLE Responding to Fascism)

ISBN 9780415853521
Published April 12, 2013 by Routledge
216 Pages

USD $52.95

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Book Description

First published in 1947, Straight On is a first-hand account of the authors’ work with the Red Cross in central and eastern Europe at the end of the Second World War, including their work providing medical care to survivors at Auschwitz and Belsen.

Table of Contents

1. Journey to Holland  2. Arnhem  3. German Journey  4. Auschwitz  5. Belsen  6. Belsen Hospital  7. Dr. Berger  8. Belsen Hospital (continued)  9. Czech Journey  10. Russian Journey  11. Gala Day  12. Return to Holland  13. Swedish Journey  14. Journey Home

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'The most moving description I have read of life and death in Central Europe immediately after the war.' - Jewish Chronicle

'One of the most powerful indictments of Fascism ever written' - Irish Chronicle

'A simple, sincere, and very moving book, full of kindness and understanding for human failings.' - The Observer