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Measure of a man [electronic resource] : from Auschwitz survivor to presidents' tailor : a memoir / Martin Greenfield with Wynton Hall.

By: Greenfield, Martin, 1928-.
Contributor(s): Hall, Wynton.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, [2014]Description: 1 online resource (241 p.).ISBN: 9781621572763; 1621572765.Subject(s): Greenfield, Martin, 1928- | Jews, Czech -- United States -- Biography | Tailors -- United States -- Biography | Businessmen -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography | Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- Biography | Holocaust survivors -- Biography | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czechoslovakia | Concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- O�swi�ecim -- Biography | Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Biography | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / General | HISTORY / Europe / WesternGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Measure of a Man : From Auschwitz Survivor to Presidents'' TailorDDC classification: 940.53/18092 | B | 338.4/774692 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Image
Contents:
Chapter One Meeting Mengele; Chapter Two Inside Auschwitz; Chapter Three The Death March; Chapter Four Ike Arrives; Chapter Five A Time to Kill; Chapter Six Coming to America; Chapter Seven GGG; Chapter Eight The Beautiful People; Chapter Nine The Tailors'' Tailor; Chapter Ten Dressing Presidents and Politicians; Chapter Eleven Suit Maker to the Stars; Chapter Twelve Bar Mitzvah at Eighty; Acknowledgements; Index
Summary: He''s been called ""America''s greatest living tailor"" and ""the most interesting man in the world."" Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face to face with ""Angel of Death"" Dr. Joseph Mengele and was divided forever from his parents, sisters, and baby brother.In haunting, powerful prose, Greenfield remembers his desperation and fear as a teenager alone in the death camp—and how an SS soldier.
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Chapter One Meeting Mengele; Chapter Two Inside Auschwitz; Chapter Three The Death March; Chapter Four Ike Arrives; Chapter Five A Time to Kill; Chapter Six Coming to America; Chapter Seven GGG; Chapter Eight The Beautiful People; Chapter Nine The Tailors'' Tailor; Chapter Ten Dressing Presidents and Politicians; Chapter Eleven Suit Maker to the Stars; Chapter Twelve Bar Mitzvah at Eighty; Acknowledgements; Index

He''s been called ""America''s greatest living tailor"" and ""the most interesting man in the world."" Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face to face with ""Angel of Death"" Dr. Joseph Mengele and was divided forever from his parents, sisters, and baby brother.In haunting, powerful prose, Greenfield remembers his desperation and fear as a teenager alone in the death camp—and how an SS soldier.

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