The Boxer's Story Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Camps
Nathan Shapow, a young Latvian, had nothing more on his mind than to enjoy his teenage years and become a champion boxer. But the sound of jackboots marching across Europe and the systematic extermination of the Jews quickly put paid to his dreams.
Soon he was to face a different sort of fight. The prize for victory? His life. Escaping certain death with a punch, surviving life on the ropes, Shapow saw his youth disappear in the terror of the Ghettos and the horror of the camps.
Cheating almost certain death on a number of occasions, remarkably he survived to forge a new life in what was then British-controlled Palestine. He joined the Underground and quickly became involved in the struggle to create a Jewish state – and found love along the way.
The Boxer’s Story is an extraordinary and powerful memoir.
A true story which reads more like gripping fiction!Jeff Powell
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- Paperback, 288 pages
- ISBN: 9781785905032
8 August 2019
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- ISBN: 9781849544269
- 25 June 2012