Auschwitz and After

Charlotte Delbo

In March 1942, French police arrested Charlotte Delbo and her husband, the resistance chief Georges Dudach, as they had been getting ready to distribute anti-German leaflets in Paris. The French turned them over to the Gestapo, who imprisoned them. Dudach was executed by firing squad in Could; Delbo remained in jail till January 1943, when she was deported to Auschwitz after which to Ravensbruck, the place she remained till the tip of the warfare. This e-book – Delbo’s vignettes, poems and prose poems of life within the focus camp and afterwards – is a literary memoir. It’s a doc by a feminine resistance chief, a non-Jew and a author who transforms the expertise of the Holocaust into prose.