Antagonistic memories: The post- war survival and alienation of Jews and Germans

Frank Stern

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Abstract

During Passover 1945, American troops captured Frankfurt and liberated the’handful of ghostly remaining members of the city’s Jewish community’. Meyer Levin, an officer in the American army, recalls that day: 22 Frank Stern German milieu proves useful to her. She manages to get false papers, French forced labourers assist her out of a sense of solidarity, and not all of her former acquaintances turn their backs on her. In addition, she gains some help from former political friends and associates connected with the Communist resistance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMemory and Totalitarianism
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages21-43
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9781351505994
ISBN (Print)1412804655, 9781412804653
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2017
Externally publishedYes

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