Hidden on the Mountain

Hidden on the Mountain Forced To Flee The Nazi Army, Jewish Families Found A Safe Haven In A Small Town In Le Chambon, France, Where A Community Of Protestants, Having Once Been Persecuted For Their Religion, Sympathized With Their Struggle And Did All They Could To Hide Them From The Invaders That Sought To Do Them Harm. Hidden on the Mountain tells the stories of various Jewish children that sheltered from Nazis in Le Chambon, a former Huegonot refuge in southern France The book provides several maps and a timeline of events in World War II and follows with two chapters of background information on the War and France s role in it Then, it introduces Le Chambon, the focus of the text, and provides insight into the lives of the children who sheltered there through letters and diary excerpts The chapters altern Hidden on the Mountain tells the stories of various Jewish children that sheltered from Nazis in Le Chambon, a former Huegonot refuge in southern France The book provides several maps and a timeline of events in World War II and follows with two chapters of background information on
This book is my introduction to a wonderfully courageous story of an entire mountain village in the South of France that united to defy their president and the Nazis anti Semitic brutality The children s stories are taken from adult survivor interviews
I am always surprised about how much information we have today about the events during World War II Having been a Judeo phile for many years, and even taking courses at the U specifically about the Holocaust, I was surprised I had not heard abou
These are the testimonies of children written for children I recommend if it is a topic of interest to you but otherwise you will not find the writing compelling I read this shortly after Lest Innocent Blood be Shed which is ain depth analysis of the sacrifices made by the villagers. If this was truly intended for young readers, its a bit uneven Some things are explained too simply, and repetitively Other things are assumed That being said, for an adult with any background in the Holocaust or Holocaust rescue, this is a quick read that provides a refreshing view of the rescue work done in Le Chambon and the surrounding area because it is the view of the rescued themselves Sometimes, the authors
A good solid read The stories are clear and concise, and told in the voice of each child where possible Each chapter ends with a few lines describing the child s life after Le Chambon A wonderful glimpse of life during the Nazi occupation from several sides the rescuers, the rescued, and even the resistance I found only one distraction the authors defined several words over and over in the text Ea
I found this book to be incredibly inspiring The subject matter is tough to read about but I feel it s so important to research This book was a collection of stories, mostly about children and children are inspiring to me Their stories
I don t really like to read World War books, so I didn t like this one I got bored of it and didn t put that much interest in it.Issue Children hidding from NazisSetting FranceCharacters No characters real peopleOpinion I don t really like to read World war books I didn t like it because it isn
It was toatally amazing It talked about Hitler and how all the poeple hid in the mountains so they were safe when Hitler was killing and also about how he torchered many of the people who didn t go into the mountains. France, WWII, and the Holocaust and the incredible bravery and humanity of many French Protestant people to Jews and non Jews alike.

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  • Hardcover
  • 275 pages
  • Hidden on the Mountain
  • Deborah Durland DeSaix
  • English
  • 18 December 2017
  • 0823419282