Varshe; Merkaz "he-Haluts" In Poyln, 1949. Item #41992
Original illustrated wraps. 8vo. 351 pages. 22 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. “Between Tumbling Walls”. Memoir of the author's experiences as a partisan in the Warsaw ghetto; “Tuvia Borzykowski’s memoir Tsvishn falndike vent, 1949, contains one of Holocaust literature’s most detailed accounts of the fate of Warsaw and its Jews. It is important not only as a literary work but also for its detailed account of the inside workings of Jewish resistance against the Nazis in Warsaw. ” (Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature; pg. 25) . Borzykowski was a member of the Jewish Fighting Organization in Warsaw, and took part in both the Ghetto uprising and the later Warsaw uprising; he emigrated to Israel in 1949, where he died in 1959. Subjects: Borzykowski, Tuvia, 1911-1959. Warsaw (Poland) --History -- Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943 -- Personal narratives. Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Uprising, 1944 -- Personal narratives. Warsaw (Poland) - Ethnic relations. OCLC 1323288658. Light wear to edge of wraps; spine label, Jewish institutional stamp on title page, a few other light marks, otherwise. Very good condition. (HOLO2-108-10AX-L-'ex).