Gerda Weissmann Klein
This person is the author of the story, ALL BUT MY LIFE. She grows up during the Nazi occupation of Poland. Although she is sent to many concentration camps, and is beaten and malnourished, she survives and becomes an author and lecturer.
This person is a young Jewish American soldier who is there when Gerda is liberated. He immediately falls in love with her and visits Gerda whenever possible. He proposes to her and they move to the United States together.
This character is a part-owner of a fur factory in Bielitz. He is in very ill health when the German invasion begins.
This character is very close to Gerda. When her husband is taken away, she and Gerda stay together until she is forced to go to a death camp.
This character is four years older...
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