Hear Ronald Berger, Author and Professor Emeritus of Sociology, UW-Whitewater, talk about his new book, Children, Save Yourselves! One Family's Story of Holocaust Survival, which tells the story of his father's and uncle's survival of the Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II. Berger's father endured several concentration camps, including the infamous camp at Auschwitz, as well as a horrific winter death march. Berger's uncle survived outside of the camps by passing as a Catholic among anti-Semitic Poles, including a group of anti-Nazi Polish partisans, eventually becoming an officer in the Soviet Army. A book sale and signing will follow the program. Part of the Library's Local Experts Series. No registration required.


Cost:  Free (Free Parking)
Location: Hedberg Public Library - 316 S Main St - Janesville, WI 53545
Categorized as: Educational, History & Heritage
Phone: (608) 758-6600
Date(s):  11/13/18 6:00 PM-7:30 PM