Straight On (RLE Responding to Fascism)

By Robert Collis, Han Hogerzeil

© 2010 – Routledge

212 pages

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Paperback: 9780415853521
pub: 2013-04-15
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About the Book

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.


'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

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

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

This collection of contemporary and near contemporary works represents some of the diversity of response as the English speaking world struggled to come to terms with the political upheaval.

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Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    HISTORY / Europe / Germany
    REFERENCE / General