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by William Ungar

  • ISBN: 0761818065
  • Category: History
  • Author: William Ungar
  • Subcategory: World
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University Press of America, Lanham (MD), New York (November 8, 2000)
  • Pages: 362 pages
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  • Rating: 4.8
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Destined to Live book. Despite losing several of his loved ones, Ungar did not succumb to anguish and despair. Ungar lost not only his entire family but his wife and son, under the German occupation. In America, he renewed his life, remarried, raised a happy family, and started a very successful business.

William Ungar is one of the founders of the . Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, . as well as the Museum of Jewish Heritage of the City of New York. Библиографические данные.

William Ungar (January 21, 1913 – September 19, 2013) was a Polish-born American author, philanthropist, Holocaust survivor, and founder of the National Envelope Corporation. Ungar was born to a Jewish family in Poland where he worked as a teacher in a technical high school. During World War II, he fought with the Polish Army and was wounded.

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These memoirs relate the remarkable journey of Unger (a co- founder of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum) from being the sole Jew in a German-fighting Polish unit to his imprisonment by the Soviets as a spy, internment by the Nazis, life in the US as a Holocaust survivor, and 1992 visit to Poland.

Despite losing several of his loved ones, Ungar did not succumb to anguish and despair

Despite losing several of his loved ones, Ungar did not succumb to anguish and despair. His survival depended on his ability to be alert and courageous, but his atypical facial characteristics helped tremendously to conceal his Jewish identity. Ungar lost not only his entire family but his wife and son, under the German occupation

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William Ungar's biography Destined to Live is a perilous yet triumphant account of a young Polish soldier who suffered tremendous personal losses during the Holocaust. Despite losing several of his loved ones, Ungar did not succumb to anguish and despair. Ungar lost his entire family, including his wife and son, under the German occupation. His faith in Divine Providence sustained him until he could arrive in America on May 20, 1946. Here, he renewed his life, remarried and raised a happy family. Ungar is forever grateful to the United States for enabling him as a refugee, to fulfill his dreams and aspirations.
Reviews about Destined to Live (4):
William Ungar's memoir of survival is the single most moving account of the Holocaust that I have read. With vivd and heart-renching portrayls of his young wife, infant son, other raltives and friends who perished during the Holocaust, Destined to Live brilliantly depicts the devestating emotional toll the Holocaust wrought on those that survived. Without a trace of bitterness, Mr. Ungar describes how he managed to survive the Nazi's occupation of Poland, and went on to create a powerful life that postively impacted the lives of countless others. Destined to Live is not a memoir about survival for survival's sake. It is a gripping tale of how humans, even in the most dire and unjust of circumstances, can use the powers of love and perseverence to create true beauty and greatness. If I were to recommend one book to someone who wanted to learn about the impact of the Holocaust on those that survived, I would recommend Destined to Live.
I have read this book and have learned so much more about my husband's employer. We always knew Mr. Unger had a heart of gold. He has helped our family so much through hard times, when the economy was so low. Never once has he laid his employees off. My husband, Joe Iervolino began working for Mr. Unger when he was 19. He is now 65 and ready to retire and still working for Mr. Unger. Throughout all of the hardship this man endured, he has always shown compassion and loyalty to those he employs. There must be thousands throughout the United States. He came here almost penniless, yet he has made thousands enjoy the best of what being a middle class American has to offer.

His sponsorship of the Holocaust Museums in NY and DC has educated millions of people. His company, National Envelope has given thousands of people well meaningful employment. The next time you throw out an envelope that contains junk mail, a letter from a loved one or a bill, you are probably handling a product made by a National Envelope Employee, such as my Joe.

Read the book. It will touch you in such a way as he has touched our lives and made us thankful that this immigrant made it to our shores.

Destined to Live is one of the best Holocaust survivor books I have ever read. It will open your eyes to how inhumane some men can become. After becoming a victom of such men, William Unger not only survived but, became a great human being. He shows only compassion to others and hates no one. He is the ultimate survivor and an example to all of us who suffered through any sort of inhumanity. I feel this book is a "Must Read" for everyone, young and old, alike.
Another wonderfully written account of the atrocitites that Jewish Poles faced during WWII. A must read for ANYONE or ANY color, ANY religion, ANY ethnic background!
Mr. Ungars' nephew, his wife and daughter - happen to be my neighbors and close friends. So when reading this, it becomes a much more personal story to me and my family when reading this.

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