Life Gave Me a Chance
by Manfred Gans
This is the story of the Holocaust in which a young German Jew is given power, trained for its exercise and engages the enemy. He was a member of the ... Show synopsis This is the story of the Holocaust in which a young German Jew is given power, trained for its exercise and engages the enemy. He was a member of the highly secret commando troop created by Lord Mountbatten and Prime Minster Churchill for in depths reconnaissance, patrols and battle field interrogation. He fought back not as a last stand but as part of the Allied Armies which in eleven months broke through the Hitler's Atlantic Wall, liberated France, Belgium and Holland and met the Russian army half a way across Germany. At the end of the war he found his parents in the concentration camp of Terezin which had been liberated by the Russians two days before. He describes his service in the Military Government and his participation in the preparation of the Nuremberg trials as the deputy commander of an Intelligent Section of a prison camp for high ranking Nazis and his post-war life up to graduating with a Master Degree in Chemical Engineering from M.I.T.