Child of War by Nachman Seltzer; Arye Leibish Friedman
By Nachman Seltzer (Author) Arye Leibish Friedman (Adapted by)
When little Leibish was eight years old, his world came to an end.
It had been a wonderful world, the secure and peaceful world of Chassidic Budapest. And now, in an instant, it was gone. The Nazis had arrived, and Leibish and his family were brutally thrust into a world where life hung in the balance each day, where almost no one could be trusted, where British bombers rained down destruction while Gestapo officers lurked in shadows, watching for hidden Jews.
With all the many Holocaust histories and memoirs written in the past years, surprisingly few focus on what it was like to be a child during those dark years - for the painful reason that so few children remained ...