Jerzyk: Diaries, Texts and Testimonies of the Urman Family

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On 13 November 1943, Jerzy Feliks Urman (known as Jerzyk) killed himself, thinking the Gestapo had arrived. He was eleven and a half. He and his family were in hiding in Drohobycz, during the German occupation of East Galicia, now western Ukraine. A year earlier the family had quit Stanislawow in the wake of brutal round-ups and deportations of Jews. The boy's parents, uncle, and grandmother survived the war. He kept a diary and jottings during the two months before he died. Anthony Rudolf, Jerzyk's second cousin once ...

Jerzyk: Diaries, Texts and Testimonies of the Urman Family 2015, Shearsman Books, Exeter

ISBN-13: 9781848613690

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