Mel Mermelstein is a Hungarian-born Jew, sole-survivor of his family’s extermination at He wrote of the court battle in his autobiography, entitled By Bread Alone. “About these so-called deniers of The Holocaust, and who they really are, see. Mermelstein, Mel. By Bread Alone. Auschwitz Study Foundation, Inc: Huntington Beach, CA, Professor Marcuse recomended reading By Bread Alone. Looking at the Holocaust from two perspectives: Mel Mermelstein’s book By Bread Alone, and an interview with survivor Ralph Hokmann. by Amber Anapolsky.

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I tried to understand, but I was impatient. Hungarian Jews Holocaust denial births Living people. The institute does not deny that the Holocaust happened http: Rather, the chimneys smoked from the bakeries.

Why not forget such horrors? I think it’s very important that we understand what happened during the Holocaust, which really wasn’t that long ago. Retrieved from ” https: Barbara rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Furthermore, it is not often that we discover an actual survivor who has been able to record his own horrific experience as a published book.

Retrieved November 20, It is not reasonably subject to dispute.

When studying the Holocaust, the survivors who experienced the Holocaust first hand can help piece together an understanding of the Holocaust. Apr 27, Charlene Mathe rated it it was amazing. The IHR refused to pay the reward, stating that Mermelstein’s notarized account was “not sufficient proof”. It is also hard to believe that anyone could endure such insane cruelty. In the interview, the Holocaust survivor talks about Auschwitz and the gassings.


And it is capable of immediate and accurate aone by resort to sources of reasonably indisputable accuracy. I picked it up and I couldn’t put it down. Auschwitz Study Foundation, Inc: Are ovens in the bakery usually placed next to train tracks? It was filling and nourishing, and it also held a religious significance.

Bread had been the staple of our diet. The outside meel help to correctly document his personal story. Bitterness, yes…but hopelessness, no. The Institute mathematically disproved this number to be more like 1. Mermelstein is the only Holocaust survivor in his immediate family. For example, the sign outside of the gas chambers at Auschwitz states that 4 million people were killed in the gas chambers.

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The Institute for Historical Review is a public interest research, educational and publishing center. Sep 21, Chad rated it liked it.

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Jenny rated it mermelsteni liked it Mar 24, To believe that God was anywhere to be found at Auschwitz was too much.


Apparently, Mermelstein survived only because his ordeal lasted one year: On October 9,both parties in the Mermelstein case filed motions for summary judgment in consideration of which Judge Thomas T. The Institute tries to separate historical fact from historical fiction. Hardcoverpages. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The descriptions are frighteningly presented with heart wrenching indisputable detail, often minute by minute. Mermelstein survival, but also a history lesson on how this Evil system of death started, and how even in the 80s Mr. Published January 1st by Auschwitz Study Fndn first published With knowledgeable precision, we learn how the family was separated, who succumbed and who survived.

breaad If this book could be turned into a movie, in my eyes, that movie would rank with “Schindler’s List. I admire his strength and determination to fight for the story to be told.

By Bread Alonepage Listen, before you ask, before you question, repeat after me: Unfortunately, some of the pictures are of poor quality. The Jewish way is to bless and to hope, and to bless and to hope, until hope and blessing surmount the pain and even the bitterness, and the living learn how to go on.

The Institute for Historical Review denies some of the facts about the Holocaust. I am now in the process of relocating back to the US and I found this book again. Books by Mel Mermelstein.

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Sep 07, Jessika Santulli rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hopefully the world doesnt get like this again!