Hannah Senesh, her life & diary. by Hannah Senesh

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Palestine,
  • Hungary.

Subjects:

  • Senesh, Hannah, 1921-1944,
  • Senesh, Hannah, 1921-1944 -- Diaries,
  • Jews -- Palestine -- Biography,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Hungary,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Hungary

Edition Notes

Translation of Ḥanah Senesh.

Book details

StatementIntrod. by Abba Eban.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT1919.P38 S36713 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 257 p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4584730M
LC Control Number77179076

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