Diaries reveal some of the most intimate, heart-wrenching accounts of the Holocaust. They record in real time the feelings of loss, fear, and, sometimes, hope of those facing extraordinary peril. Stanislava Roztropowicz kept a diary from 1943-1944. In it, she describes her family's experiences, their decision to hide an abandoned Jewish girl, and updates on Stanislava's sister who had been conscripted for forced labor in Germany.
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