Defiance: The Bielski Partisans
Publish date: December 8th 1994
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
For a long time I have been looking for a version of the Robin Hood story to blow my socks off. When I was little, I watched Disney’s Robin Hood, and also saw Kevin Costner’s infamous turn as the Prince of Thieves. I can clearly recall the romantic emotions those versions of the story drew out of me...
Highly recommended for a more unknown chapter of WWII experience. I'm grateful for the book, as I also saw the movie, but the book dramatically lays out the intricate challenges that were faced and overcome by this extraordinary group of forest dwellers in Belorussia. At least 1,200 Jews were saved ...
Defiance paints a very good picture of what life as a partisan was like. Tec presents the life warts and all, even presenting detail about how the locals felt about the partisans. At one level the book fails. Tec seems to be trying to paint a picture of partisan life and write a biography of Tuvi...
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