The author’s six-year journey to eventual resettlement begins in the Polish city of Bytom. He becomes entangled in black-market trading until an unsettling experience sets him straight. Polish pogroms drive the Jewish survivors onward to displaced persons camps in Germany, where Munie grows to young adulthood while awaiting admission to the United States.
Why We Decided to Migrate • Aboard the Repatriation Train • Early Days in Bytom • A Wheeler• Dealer in the Rynek • Encounter with a German Frau • A Life Beyond Poland? • Our Flight to Germany
Welcome to Eschwege • A Young Man in DP Camp • Zionist Aspirations • Moment of Decision • The Slow Immigration Process • Aboard the USS General Langfitt