The Avengers

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2000.
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1st ed.
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Rich Cohen, author of the acclaimed Tough Jews , again narrates a little-known episode of Jewish history, this time altering what we thought we knew about the Holocaust. Abba Kovner, Vitka Kempner, Ruzka Korczak-comrades, lovers, friends. In the Lithuanian ghetto of Vilna, they were the heart of a breathtakingly courageous underground movement, and when the ghetto was liquidated, they fled to the forests and joined other partisans in continued sabotage and resistance. Riveting, poignant and uplifting, The Avengers is a powerful exploration of resistance and revenge, of courage and dedication, and an inside look at some of the intrepid individuals who fought against the Holocaust and the nazi occupation of Europe.
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subject_facet Biographies, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Biography, Korchak, Reizl, -- 1921-1988, Kovner, Abba, -- 1918-1987, Kovner, Vitka, -- 1920-2012, World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance
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title_full The Avengers / Rich Cohen
title_short The Avengers
topic_facet Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jewish resistance, Korchak, Reizl, Kovner, Abba, Kovner, Vitka, World War, 1939-1945