New Light on Etty Hillesum's Actions in Camp Westerbork

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An unobtrusive line in a written testimony by Ies Spetter proves that Etty Hillesum was involved in a network that smuggled children out of transit camp Westerbork. This seems in contrast with her previously declared conviction that she herself should share the fate of her people.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe lasting significance of Etty Hillesum's writings
EditorsKlaas A.D. Smelik
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherAmsterdam University Press
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9789463722025
Publication statusPublished - 2019


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