World War II

Survival in the Shadows: Seven Jews Hidden in Hitler

Survival in the Shadows: Seven Jews Hidden in Hitler’s Berlin by Barbara Lovenheim The remarkable true story of two German Jewish families that survived against all odds while hiding in the heart of the Nazi capital. In January 1943, unable to flee Germany, the four members of the Arndt family went underground to avoid deportation […]

Haven: The Dramatic Story of 1,000 World War II Refugees and How They Came to America

Haven: The Dramatic Story of 1,000 World War II Refugees and How They Came to America by Ruth Gruber The powerful story of a top-secret mission to rescue one thousand European refugees in the midst of the Second World War. In 1943, nearly one thousand European refugees from eighteen different countries set out on a […]

The Last Jews in Berlin

The Last Jews in Berlin by Leonard Gross The incredible but little-known true story of the Jews who went underground in Nazi Berlin at the height of World War II—and lived to tell the tale. When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, approximately one hundred sixty thousand Jews called Berlin home. By 1943 less […]