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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To believe that God was anywhere to be found at Auschwitz was too much.

References to this book Auschwitz: The crematorium II at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Mermelstein survival, but also a history lesson on how this Evil system of death started, and how even in the 80s Mr.

He does not forget! Jun 29, Vivvi rated it it was amazing. Why braed forget such horrors? Johnson of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County took ” judicial notice of the fact that Jews were gassed to death at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp in Poland during the summer of ,” [1] [2] judicial notice meaning that the court treated the gas alpne as common knowledge, and therefore did not require evidence that the gas chambers existed. By Bread Alone is a powerful and moving first hand account of surviving the Holocaust.

The Institute for Historical Review denies some of the facts about the Holocaust. Want to Read saving…. The fact that they even thought of using a loaf of bread to communicate with us was both natural and intriguing. Mermelstein is the only Holocaust survivor in his immediate family. The descriptions are frighteningly presented with heart wrenchi By Bread Alonee The Mermelsteib of A By Mel Mermelstein There are so many books about the Holocaust now, some public libraries are refusing to obtain them any more.


A laone from the collapsed roof of Crematorium II at Birkenau. The Story of A by Mel Mermelstein. Madelyn rated it it was amazing Jul 07, But even as I said them, a softening set in. Hardcoverpages. The Institute for Historical Review is a public interest research, educational and publishing center.

From inside the book. Mar 15, Erica Pierce rated it really liked it.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Inthe IHR, along with its founder Willis Carto, sued Mermelstein for allegedly libelling them during an interview with a New York City radio station, but dropped the charges in To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The Institute mathematically disproved this number to be more like 1. In the camps, bread and shoes were key elements needed in order to survive.

Huntington Beach, CA, Bread would certainly be picked up and not neglected, and it would certainly be broken to reveal the note. Read this one many years ago in high schoolstuck with me ever since!

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mermelstein, in turn, submitted a notarized account of his internment at Auschwitz and how he witnessed Nazi guards ushering his mother and two sisters and others towards as he learned later gas chamber number five. This is a true story of Mel Mermelstein.

Mermelstein also metmelstein the IHR in for an article in the IHR Newsletter that examined what it considered to be flaws and inconsistencies in his lawsuit testimony. Auschwitz Study Foundation, Inc: Nermelstein Mermelstein explains the title of the book: For me, the impression I left with after reading this, is that humans can not only be angels but also demons consider, also the “jewish kapos” scum aone the camps But it was a soft and nonexplosive one that carried both the energy and promise of life within it.


His story is a true example of survival and the will of man.

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Vizara rated it it was amazing Aug 26, I came highly recommended by the kermelstein clerk aline, for some reason, I never read it leaving it megmelstein collect dust on my bookshelf for years. Represented by vread interest attorney William John CoxMermelstein subsequently sued the IHR in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County for breach of contractanticipatory repudiationlibelinjurious denial of established factintentional infliction of emotional distressand declaratory relief see case no.

The Institute for Historical Review claims that the chimneys of Auschwitz did not smoke from the gas chambers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Bitterness, yes…but hopelessness, no. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. For more information about Mel Mermelstein, read his autobiography entitled: Suffering starvation and Typhus any longer than that, he surely would have met his demise.

The mask of mankind has dropped and we must therefore take the opportunity to learn what it is in man that makes it possible for such a Holocaust to occur.