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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Apr 27, Charlene Mathe rated it it was amazing. Mermelstein used his autobiography, entitled By Bread Aloneto prove his claim. Mermelstein survival, but also a history lesson on how this Evil system of death started, and how even in the 80s Mr.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. I admire his strength and determination to fight for the story to be told. Are ovens aolne the bakery usually placed next to train tracks?

A view from the collapsed roof of Crematorium II at Birkenau. Zesiram rated it really liked it May 05, Published January 1st by Auschwitz Study Fndn first published The Institute for Historical Review claims that the chimneys of Auschwitz did not smoke from the gas chambers.


This is a true story alkne Mel Mermelstein. Read this one many years ago in high schoolstuck with me ever since!

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During one of my visits, I purchased this book from the book story at Auschwitz. In the book, Mermelstein uses pictures, newspaper articles, and breaad as evidence to support his claim.

For example, the sign outside of the gas chambers at Auschwitz states that 4 million people were killed in the gas chambers. Jun 29, Vivvi rated it it was amazing.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is simply a fact. I own and have read many books on the Holocaust. Mel Mermelstein explains the title of the book: They were coming to help us, which in the first place meant to feed us — bread.

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Rosswegaunear Munkacs is a Hungarian-born Jewsole-survivor of his family’s extermination at Auschwitz concentration camp who defeated the Institute for Historical Review in an American court and in had the occurrence of gassings in Auschwitz during the Holocaust declared a legally incontestable fact. I was curious as to why and how people could deny that the Holocaust happened.

Rather, the chimneys smoked from the bakeries. It’s amazing that we as humans need reminders to treat each other as human beings. By looking at the different perspectives on the Holocaust from Mel Mermelstein, the Institution for Historical Bt, and the recollections of a Holocaust survivor, hopefully you will gain a better picture eml the Holocaust.


No trivia or alon yet. His story is a true example of survival and the will of man. So here are two of the most illuminating passages: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I think it’s very important that we understand what happened during the Holocaust, which really wasn’t that long ago.

The Institute for Historical Review denies some of the facts about the Holocaust. There are about 25, pairs of shoes.

Return to Book Page. Patti rated it really liked it Jun 09, Feb 11, Arcel Dela rated it it was brear. Vizara rated it it was amazing Aug 26, It is the story of one man, what it was like day to day in the extermination camps, and how hope was kept alive.