Helen Maryles Shankman

Helen Maryles Shankman

The Tri-State Area / My collection of linked stories, THEY WERE LIKE FAMILY TO ME, formerly "In the Land of Armadillos," is now available in paperback. Published by Scribner.
Helen Maryles Shankman
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Wlodawa, Poland, 1942, Jews at forced labor on Bernhard Falkenberg's drainage canal.

Wlodawa, Poland, Jews at forced labor on Bernhard Falkenberg's drainage canal.

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