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By Mort Laitner

A ten-year outdated boy hides on the most sensible of a stairwell hearing his father inform his harrowing story-a tale approximately virtually being gassed to dying in a Nazi focus camp. He does not dare ask his father to give an explanation for. His dad deals no extra info.

Follow Mort Laitner's trip from formative years to retirement as he obsesses approximately his father, the Holocaust, Judaism, and existence. Laitner learns approximately his father's nightmarish travels in the course of international conflict II from his father's Holocaust tapes, from books describing how he labored as a physician in slave exertions camps, from a doctoral thesis on Holocaust experiences, and from a transcript of his father's testimony at a US army tribunal which ended in a Nazi commandant's demise sentence. Clue by means of clue, lacking information come to mild describing that fateful day while his father stood bare and confronted the gasoline chamber. learn the awesome tale of ways Wolf Laitner was once despatched to Russia with a unit of 349 fellow Jewish prisoners in conceal. They got German army education and uniforms bearing swastikas, then despatched to Russia in the course of Operation Barbarossa to paintings at the railway approach.

Hitch a experience throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa, from the Fifties during the new millennium as Mort Laitner stocks his family's tales approximately survival, prejudice, good fortune, love, and miracles.

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