Shop now Shop now Shop now Up to 70% off Fashion Shop All Amazon Fashion Cloud Drive Photos Learn More Amazon Pantry Food & Drink Beauty Shop now Shop Fire Shop Kindle Listen in Prime Shop now Shop now
Customer Review

18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another shocking, yet inspiring account of the Holocaust survivors, 23 Mar. 2011
By 
This review is from: Children of the Flames: Dr Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Children of Auschwitz (Paperback)
Since GCSE history I have been an avid reader of books relating to the Holocaust, and despite some people thinking that this is a slightly strange interest, I think it is truly important that we take note of those who survived atrocities worse than what most of us can even begin to comprehend. This book is a truly harrowing account of the Dr Mengele who in one moment chose whether an innocent human would live or die. What shocked me is the transformation from a young, happy child into the most evil villian Auschwitz. Then there are the twins, children whose mothers volunteered them in the hope that it would save them. It did to an extent, the twins were priviledged amongst the Auschwitz population, they lived a life that the other prisioners would have dreamt for but yet they endured the most hideous, unecessary "procedures", most dying, some dying and a slow painful death and others left with the horrific memory of their time in Auschwitz. I loved this book and what will stay with me is the story of the Stern sisters and the last time they saw the mother. I cannot imagine the horror that they suffered.Read this book, if simply for the review on the front, we cannot ignore the words of the Holocaust survivors until each last one has told their story and we have listened.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No

Be the first person to comment on this review.

[Add comment]
Post a comment
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Amazon will display this name with all your submissions, including reviews and discussion posts. (Learn more)
Name:
Badge:
This badge will be assigned to you and will appear along with your name.
There was an error. Please try again.
Please see the full guidelines ">here.

Official Comment

As a representative of this product you can post one Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
The following name and badge will be shown with this comment:
 (edit name)
After clicking on the Post button you will be asked to create your public name, which will be shown with all your contributions.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.  Learn more
Otherwise, you can still post a regular comment on this review.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
 
System timed out

We were unable to verify whether you represent the product. Please try again later, or retry now. Otherwise you can post a regular comment.

Since you previously posted an Official Comment, this comment will appear in the comment section below. You also have the option to edit your Official Comment.   Learn more
The maximum number of Official Comments have been posted. This comment will appear in the comment section below.   Learn more
Prompts for sign-in