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Perl, Gisella

Works: 13 works in 44 publications in 6 languages and 735 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Biography  Personal narratives‡vRomanian  Personal narratives  Television adaptations  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 940.531853858
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I was a doctor in Auschwitz by Gisella Perl( Book )

10 editions published between 1948 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gisella Perl's memoir is an extraordinarily candid account of women's extreme efforts to survive Auschwitz. It was the first memoir by a woman survivor and established the model for understanding the gendered Nazi policies and practices targeting Jewish women as racially poisonous"--
Out of the ashes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"True life account of Hungarian gynecologist, Dr Gisella Perl, who survived the Holocaust by working as the head of the women's infirmary at Auschwitz - a fact that lands her in serious political trouble when she emigrates to the United States in 1946."
Abortlege i Auschwitz og fødselslege i Jerusalem by Gisela Perl( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Norwegian and Norwegian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the ashes (2003) by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perl spent WWII in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz. Hoping to leave her nightmares behind her after the liberation, she applies for American citizenship in 1946. However, she is hauled into military court to explain how much she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at the camp. Perl struggles to explain how she terminated the lives of the unborn to save thousands of pregnant women from the gas chambers
Auschwitz out of the ashes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gisella Perl ist eine ungarisch-jüdische Ärztin, die nach der Machtergreifung der Nationalsozialisten in das Vernichtungslager Auschwitz geschickt wird, aber überlebt. Jahrzehnte später will sie die amerikanische Staatsbürgerschaft mitnehmen, wird jedoch beschuldigt, mit den Nazis kollaboriert zu haben. Über sie zu richten haben drei Beamte der Einwanderungsbehörde. Gisella stellt sich dieser Art Tribunal, wohlwissend, dass sie nichts falsch gemacht hat, und dennoch dafür büßen muss ... (Quelle:
Recaţiunile biologice şi chimice pentru diagnosticarea gravidităţei by Gisella Perl( Book )

in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Out Of The Ashes ; Based On The Book: I Was A Doctor In Auschwitz by Gisella Perl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.20 for Out of the ... to 1.00 for Out Of The ...)

Alternative Names
Gisela Perl

Gisella Perl Amerikaans arts (1907-)

Gisella Perl amerikanisch-rumänische Medizinerin jüdischer Herkunft und Holocaustüberlebende

Gisella Perl gynécologue américaine

Perl, Gisella, 1907-1988

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