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Most survivors lived through the Holocaust either in hiding or passing as Aryans, an even more atypical experience than that of the former concentration camp prisoners.
This reminds me of Agnieszka Holland's (1990) film Europa, Europa.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jan 19th, 2006 at 06:40:13 AM EST
To add to the movie, there are two books on the experience of hiding "as an Aryan" that I found both enlightening and sensitive, Saul Friedländer's Quand vient le souvenir (English title When memory Comes), and Aharon Appelfeld's The Story of a Life.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Jan 19th, 2006 at 08:21:44 AM EST
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