Crossing: a journal of survival and resistance in World War II. by Jan Yoors

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .

Written in English

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  • Yoors, Jan.,
  • Romanies -- Nazi persecution.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.

Book details

LC ClassificationsD810.G9 Y66 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5471652M
ISBN 100297995049
LC Control Number73174788

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Yoors, Jan, Crossing: A Journal of Survival and Resistance in World War II. New York: Simon & Schuster, Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press reissued Crossing is a unique inside view of a young man’s coming of age in the horror and violence of “Nazi-Oppupied Europe”.

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Yoors travels to Spain to photograph for his book The Gypsies of Spain. Simon and Schuster publishes Crossing: A Journal of Survival and Resistance in World War II. Members of his extended Rom clan came for a three-month visit.

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In addition to his photography, tapestries and sculptures, he wrote three acclaimed books: The Gypsies, Crossing: A Journal of Survival and Resistance in World War II, and The Gypsies of Spain. As a photographer, Yoors collaborated in the production of the film and book Only One New York— described as ‘a journey through the undiscovered.

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