Holocaust Memoirs

Powerful true tales of remembrance, these stories of victims and survivors, rescuers and perpetrators, bear witness to one of the worst events in human history. All of these Holocaust memoirs are located in the Adult Nonfiction section of the Library.


Ba’u, Yosef. Dear God, Have You Ever Gone Hungry? 1998.
(940.5318 B).

Bernstein, Sara Tuvel. The Seamstress: A Memoir of Survival. 1997. (910.41 C).

Brenner-Wonschick, Hannelore. The Girls of Room 28: Friendship, Hope, and Survival in Theresienstadt. 2009. (940.5318092 B).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Chapman, Fern Schumer. Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust: A Daughter's Journey to Reclaim the Past. 2000. (940.5318 C).

Delbo, Charlotte. Auschwitz and After. 1995. (940.5317 D).

Desbois, Patric. The Holocaust by Bullets: A Priest's Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews. 2008. (940.5318 D).

Frank, Anne. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl. 1952. (B F828.an).
     Also available: CD

Fremont, Helen. After Long Silence: A Memoir. 1999. (940.5318 F).
     Also available: Large Type

Goldner, Morris. A Match Made in Hell: The Jewish Boy and the Polish Outlaw Who Defied the Nazis. 2003. (940.5318 G).

Hirsh. Michael. The Liberators: America's Witnesses to the Holocaust. 2010.
(940.53185 H).

Kluger, Ruth. Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered. 2001. (940.5318092 K).

Lobel, Anita. No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War. 1998.
(Adult Nonfiction-Teen 940.5318092).

Mendelsohn, Daniel. The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million. 2006.
(973.04924 M).
     Also available: Large Type

Muchman, Beatrice. Never to be Forgotten: A Young Girl’s Holocaust Memoir. 1997. (940.5318 M).

Nir, Yehuda. The Lost Childhood: A Memoir. 1989. (940.531503.N).

Pemper, Mieczyslaw. The Road to Rescue: The Untold Story of Schindler's List. 2008.
(940.53183 P).

Prose, Francine. Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife. 2009.
(940.5318092 P).

Schindler, Emilie. Where Light and Shadow Meet: A Memoir. 1997.
(B S3362.wh).

Spodek, Esther Yin-Ling Spodek and Matthew Sackel, ed. In Our Voices: Stories of Holocaust Survivors. 2009. (940.53180922  I).

Szpilman, Wladyslaw. The Pianist: The Extraordinary Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945. 1999. (940.5318 S).

Van Beek, Flory A. Flory: A Miraculous Story of Survival. 2008. (940.5318 V).
     Also available: CD

Van-Rooyen, Deborah. Dove on a Barbed Wire. 2010. (940.5138 V).