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Women against Tyranny

Poems of Resistance during the Holocaust

Davi Walders

Women Against Tyranny: Poems of Resistance during the Holocaust tells the forgotten stories of women, from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds, who resisted throughout Europe during World War II.

Among these women of resistance are Dr. Rita Levi Montalcini, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Medicine; Dr. Roza Papo, the first female general in Tito’s army; Emilie Schindler, Oskar Schindler’s wife, who saved hundreds of people but was unacknowledged in Schindler’s List; and Magda Trocme, “mother” and leader of Chambon sur-Lignon, the French village which hid thousands of Jews and other refugees. These incredible women are just a few of the heroines populating the pages of Walders’ remarkable collection.

About the Author

Davi Walders of Chevy Chase, MD, is a writer and educator whose poetry and prose have appeared in more than 200 publications.

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Pages: 104 pages

Published: April 2011


ISBN: 978-0-9842598-7-8


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