Between Two Streams : A Diary from Bergen-Belsen Paperback / softback
At the height of the Holocaust it was Nazi policy to preserve small groups of 'privileged' Jews for possible use in exchanges with Allied-held German civilians.
Held in the special 'Sternlager' at Bergen-Belsen their 'privilege' amounted to being kept alive rather than gassed.
One such internee - Abel Herzberg, a Dutch lawyer and writer - managed, in the hell of Bergen-Belsen, to keep a diary which chronicles the horrific reality of daily existence in the camp.
Among the passengers on the train that carried Herzberg both to Belsen and away from the camp a year later was a 9-year-old boy.
That same boy - Jack Santcross - undertook to translate Herzberg's diary half a century later.
The result is this unique eyewitness account of life in one of the most notorious Nazi concentration camps and a work of great historical importance.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.
- Publication Date: 30/09/2008
- Category: True stories of heroism, endurance & survival
- ISBN: 9781845117504