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Alicia Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 15-17: The Bitter Winter of 1943; My Mother; Struggle to Survive Summary

Alicia Appleman-Jurman
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Chapters 15-17: The Bitter Winter of 1943; My Mother; Struggle to Survive Summary and Analysis

Chapter 15 began by describing the means that Alicia used for survival during the winter of 1943. Alicia was reduced, in most instances, to begging. In doing so, she went to the homes of farmers for whom she had worked during the summer and fall and managed to provide enough to keep the people in the little house barely alive. One of the things that helped was the growing fear among the Poles that the Ukrainians, having essentially eliminated the villages of Jews, now began to turn on the Poles themselves, and Poles in return began to have a bit more sympathy for what the Jews had suffered. As well, those young male Jews who had managed to survive had established resistance forces and were providing protection...

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