City of Life, City of Death: Memories of Riga

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City of Life, City of Death: Memories of Riga is Max Michelson's stirring and haunting personal account of the Soviet and German occupations of Latvia and of the Holocaust. Michelson had a serene boyhood in an upper middle-class Jewish family in Riga, Latvia--at least until 1940, when the fifteen-year old Michelson witnessed the annexation of Latvia by the Soviet Union. Private properties were nationalized, and Stalin's terror spread to Soviet Latvia. Soon after, Michelson's family was torn apart by the 1941 Nazi invasion ...

City of Life, City of Death: Memories of Riga 2004, University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780870817885

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City of Life, City of Death: Memories of Riga 2001, University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780870816420

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