Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz - Prologue, The Jazz Bar, and Chapter 1, Mengele and his Children Summary & Analysis

Lucette Matalon Lagnado
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Prologue, The Jazz Bar, and Chapter 1, Mengele and his Children Summary and Analysis

Lucette Matalon Lagnado learned about the twins of Auschwitz when she was assigned to find and interview the survivors for an article. This assignment made her determined to tell the twins' story in more detail. Sheila Cohn Dekel was married to Alex Dekel, a young Jewish boy who was targeted at Auschwitz not because he was a twin, but because he had the blue eyes and blond hair of an Aryan youth.

Prologue, The Jazz Bar. Zvi the Sailor, a surviving twin of Auschwitz, told the writers that he has sailed all over the world, constantly moving in the hopes of forgetting about Mengele. However, Zvi told the writers that Mengele was always with him until one afternoon when he found himself in...

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