The Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Hahn-Beer
How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocust

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6 cassettes, UNABRIDGED. Edith Hahn Beer was a brilliant young Jewish law student from Vienna at the time of the Nazi triumph in Austria. After being forced into a slave labor camp, she adopted the identity of a Christian friend and became a "U-Boat," a Jewish fugitive hiding in the heart of the Third Reich.

Werner Vetter, a Nazi Party member, fell in love with her and even after she told him her true identity, he kept her secret through the war.

The collection of papers documenting her true story is now in the U.S. Holocaust museam in Washington, D.C.

 

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Published June 16, 2003 by JCC Audio Books.
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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In the 1930s, Edith Hahn was studying law at university, in love with her boyfriend and living with her close-knit, nonobservant Jewish family in Vienna. Her idyllic life ended abruptly when the Na

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Using all their resources, her family bribed officials for exit visas for her two sisters, but Edith and her mother remained, due to lack of money and Edith's desire to be near her half-Jewish boyfriend, Pepi.

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Full Summary >> Cast: Susan Sarandon - (Narrator) Julia Ormond - (Edith Hahn Beer) Edith Hahn Beer - (Herself) Liz Garbus' The Nazi Officer's Wife is a fascinating story about one woman's struggle for survival.

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