This book is not a documentary, it is partially based on a true story of a few women who spent time in the concentration camp.
Ottavia is a young mother of one, with another on the way.
She and Jacob, her husband, are a typical Jewish family.
One night, they are taken to a concentration camp. On the way, she gives birth to her daughter in a dirty cattle train.
When the train stops for unknown reasons, Ottavia takes drastic action not to kill her own daughter, but to save her life.
Does she succeed?The moment she arrives at her allocated barrack, she rallies to the challenge of helping save the life of an inmate's newborn.
Through their musical talents, Ottavia and a few fellow prisoners have a chance to help themselves and others to survive.
Will they take the chance?In the hellish darkness, a flicker of light shines through.
Their own prison guard amazingly becomes their guardian angel.
She risks her own life many times in order to protect theirs.
One of the unsung heroes. Through the long winter evenings huddling together to keep warm, they started to tell their own life story, sometimes sad and sometimes happy.
To learn about their lives after the hell which they endured, you have to read this book.
It will keep you captivated till the last page.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 205 pages
- Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers
- Publication Date: 29/03/2018
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9781788233309
- Hardback from £9.25