Last Stop Auschwitz

By Eddy de Wind,

Book cover of Last Stop Auschwitz: My Story of Survival from Within the Camp

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THE SUNDAY TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

'The ultimate Holocaust testimony.' HEATHER MORRIS, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka's Journey
Afterword by JOHN BOYNE, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
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Eddy de Wind, a Dutch doctor and psychiatrist, was shipped to Auschwitz with his wife Friedel,…

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This moving memoir is written in 1945, right after the evacuation of Auschwitz and the start of the Death Marches.

It is considered the only book written inside the camp. Eliazer ‘Eddy’ de Wind hid himself in the camp in January 1945 to escape the Death Marches. He wrote about the daily life in the camp while it was still fresh in his memory. The memoir was published in 1946. Nobody was interested and it bombed, but it was rediscovered in 1980 and became a semi-classic.

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