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Story of an Underground
The Resistance of the Jews of Kovno in the Second World War
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Fighting Back chronicles the activities of those Jews who joined the Soviet Army and of those who during World War II fought the Nazis in the forests, in the ghettos of Vilna, Kovno, Shavli, and Svencian, and in the concentration camps. This landm...
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" the more he became involved with it, the more he realized its significance and what an important learning tool it could be for countless people with gaps in their knowledge of the Holocaust years." "What is particularly crucial about this book is that Levin interviewed the partisans more than half a century ago, and was thus able to get firsthand stories of many [who have since died.]"--Greer Fay Cashman"Jerusalem Post" (08/19/2014)"
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Professor Dov Levin was born in Kovno, Lithuania, in 1925. He was in the Kovno Ghetto during the Nazi occupation, along with his father, mother, and twin sister, none of whom survived. After fighting as a partisan against the Nazis, he arrived in Palestine in 1945, participating in the War of Independence. He received his PhD in history from Hebrew University, was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Chicago and director of the Oral History Division of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at Hebrew University. Among Prof. Levins many published books and articles is Fighting Back: Lithuanian Jewrys Armed Resistance to the Nazis 1941-1945 (1985), for which he was awarded the Yitzhak Sadeh Prize in Military History. He is married to Bilha nee Deutsch and is the father of Nitzana Borosh, Bosmat Levin, and Tzvi Levin. Professor Zvie A. Brown was born in Warsaw, Poland, arrived in Kovno during the Nazi conquest of Eastern Europe where he joined the underground and then fought as a partisan against the Nazis. He subsequently studied at Hebrew University, receiving his BA (1952), MA (1957), and PhD (1964). In addition to serving as senior lecturer, he was a research fellow at Yale University(19651966) and guest lecturer at the University of St Andrews in Scotland (19701971). He went on to teach philosophy at Hebrew University and from 19771980 served as chair of the philosophy department. .