Survivors Club - The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz-logo

Survivors Club - The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz

Michael Bornstein

This program includes a bonus interview with the authors, Michael Bornstein and his daughter, Debbie Bornstein. In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the unforgettable story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved his life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at the hands of the Nazis time and again with incredible deftness. Working from his own recollections as well as extensive interviews with relatives and survivors who knew the family, Michael relates his inspirational Holocaust survival story with the help of his daughter, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat. Shocking, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting, this narrative nonfiction offers an indelible depiction of what happened to one Polish village in the wake of the German invasion in 1939.

This program includes a bonus interview with the authors, Michael Bornstein and his daughter, Debbie Bornstein. In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the unforgettable story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved his life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at the hands of the Nazis time and again with incredible deftness. Working from his own recollections as well as extensive interviews with relatives and survivors who knew the family, Michael relates his inspirational Holocaust survival story with the help of his daughter, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat. Shocking, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting, this narrative nonfiction offers an indelible depiction of what happened to one Polish village in the wake of the German invasion in 1939.
More Information

Description:

This program includes a bonus interview with the authors, Michael Bornstein and his daughter, Debbie Bornstein. In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the unforgettable story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved his life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at the hands of the Nazis time and again with incredible deftness. Working from his own recollections as well as extensive interviews with relatives and survivors who knew the family, Michael relates his inspirational Holocaust survival story with the help of his daughter, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat. Shocking, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting, this narrative nonfiction offers an indelible depiction of what happened to one Polish village in the wake of the German invasion in 1939.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Debbie Bornstein Holinstat, Fred Berman

Length:

7h 32m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

12:06


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

12:10


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

19:17


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:20


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:55


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

15:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:55


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

12:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

19:09


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:59


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:28


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:03


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:37


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

12:06


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:51


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

11:32


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

10:46


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

17:07


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

17:28


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

12:17


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

14:49


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

13:11


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

10:58


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

14:03


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

09:21


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

10:00


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:34


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:17


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

10:24


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

09:51


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

13:25


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

13:22


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

22:48


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

00:59