Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield

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 The inspiring true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and survive the Holocaust, for anyone captivated by The Cut Out Girl and The Tattooist of Auschwitz. 'An extraordinary tale' The Times ___________ 'Everyone thinks, tomorrow it will be my turn. Daily, hourly, death is before our eyes .

. .' Gustav and Fritz Kleinmann are father and son in an ordinary Austrian Jewish family when the Nazis come for them. Sent to Buchenwald concentration camp in 1939 they survive three years of murderous brutality.

Then Gustav is ordered to Auschwitz. Fritz, desperate not to lose his beloved father, insists he must go too. And though he is told it means certain death, he won't back down.

So it is that father and son together board a train bound for the most hellish place on Earth . . .

 

l'A deeply humane account and a visceral depiction of everyday life in the camps. Could not be more timely and deserves the widest possible readership' Daily Express