From the Publisher: Aug 28 1989

Asked to find and interview people who lived through the Nazi invasion of Poland 50 years ago, Jerusalem reporter Marlin Levin contacted dozens of sources before he was finally steered to Rafael Loc, 79, a Tel Aviv lawyer who emigrated to Israel from Poland in 1956. Loc had not only been a lieutenant on the front lines but had also survived five years in a German POW camp. "As his wife served homemade Polish cake, Loc spent two hours telling me about his adventures," says Levin. "The fact that he lived through the war when nearly every Polish Jew had been...

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