By Robert Clary
But it's Clary's stories as a Jew in the course of the Holocaust that infuse his compelling memoir with a good popularity of life's usually terrible fact, a reputation that counters his glittering five-decade occupation as an actor, singer, and artist and distinguishes this booklet from these by means of different entertainers.
Clary describes his early life in Paris, the German profession in 1940, and his deportation in 1942 on the age of 16 to the notorious transit camp Drancy. He recounts his nightmarish, two-and-a-half-year incarceration in Nazi focus camps like Ottmuth, Blechhammer, Gross-Rosen, and Buchenwald.
In April 1945, the Allies liberated Clary and different inmates. however the information that his mom and dad, sisters, half-sisters, and nephews had now not survived the Nazis' genocidal crusade opposed to the Jews decreased his pleasure to grief. After the conflict, Clary made his approach to the USA and, opposed to nice odds, completed repute on Broadway and in Hollywood.
From the Holocaust to Hogan's Heroes is Robert Clary's awesome account of his impressive existence either as a survivor and as an entertainer. as soon as learn, it is going to now not be forgotten.
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