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By Joseph Weismann,Richard Kutner

On the nights of July sixteen and 17, 1942, French police rounded up eleven-year-old Joseph Weismann, his kinfolk, and 13,000 different Jews. After being held for 5 days in appalling stipulations within the Vélodrome d'Hiver stadium, Joseph and his relations have been transported by means of farm animals automobile to the Beaune-la-Rolande internment camp and brutally separated: all of the adults and many of the kids have been transported directly to Auschwitz and sure demise, yet 1,000 little ones have been left in the back of to attend for a later educate. The French guards informed the youngsters left at the back of that they might quickly be reunited with their mom and dad, yet Joseph and his new buddy, Joe Kogan, selected to probability every thing in a bold break out try out. After eluding the guards and crawling lower than razor-sharp barbed twine, Joseph stumbled on freedom. yet how may he live to tell the tale the remainder of the struggle in Nazi-occupied France and construct a lifestyles for himself? His difficulties had simply begun.

Until he used to be eighty, Joseph Weismann saved his tale to himself, giving in basic terms the slightest tricks of it to his spouse and 3 young children. Simone Veil, legal professional, flesh presser, President of the ecu Parliament, and member of the Constitutional Council of France—herself a survivor of Auschwitz—urged him to inform his tale. within the unique French model of this publication and in Roselyne Bosch’s 2010 movie los angeles Rafle, Joseph stocks his compelling and terrifying tale of the Roundup of the Vél’ d’Hiv and his get away. Now, for the 1st time in English, Joseph tells the remainder of his dramatic tale in After the Roundup.

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