Freuds' War

Despite his worldwide reputation as the father of modern psychology, Sigmund Freud s security in his native Vienna changed overnight when Hitler s forces annexed Austria on March 12, 1938 His books had already been burned across Germany, and now he and his family were at immediate risk The Nazis carried out regular raids on Jewish families homes, and the Freuds were noDespite his worldwide reputation as the father of modern psychology, Sigmund Freud s security in his native Vienna changed overnight when Hitler s forces annexed Austria on March 12, 1938 His books had already been burned across Germany, and now he and his family were at immediate risk The Nazis carried out regular raids on Jewish families homes, and the Freuds were no exception They suffered a period of house arrest and two months of uncertainty, before finally securing papers for emigration to England and making a last minute dramatic escape It was after becoming refugees in Britain, however, that the Freuds story takes a fascinating turn Following their escape from Austria, both Sigmund s son Martin and his grandson Walter enlisted in the British Forces, going on to fight for Britain behind enemy lines in Austria.
Freuds War Despite his worldwide reputation as the father of modern psychology Sigmund Freud s security in his native Vienna changed overnight when Hitler s forces annexed Austria on March His books ha

  • Title: Freuds' War
  • Author: Helen Fry
  • ISBN: 9780750951128
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Hardcover
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    Helen Fry

    Helen Fry has written numerous books on the Second World War with particular reference to the 10,000 Germans and Austrians who fought for Britain in the war Other books by Helen include histories of various Anglo Jewish communities, including The Lost Jews of Cornwall with Keith Pearce and The Jews of Exeter Her titles also include books on Christian Jewish Dialogue Her textbook Christian Jewish Dialogue A Reader has been translated into Russian, Czech and Polish.Helen has branched out into fiction with James Hamilton under the pseudonym JH Schryer Together they have written two novels of historical fiction and been in development on scripts with Green Gaia Films for a TV drama based on their novels.Helen is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Dept of Hebrew Jewish Studies at University College London and Lecturer at the London Jewish Cultural Centre She is a member of The Biographers Club, The Society of Authors and an Honorary member of The Association of Jewish Refugees.

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    • Ira Therebel said:
      Sep 24, 2018 - 13:38 PM

      This is a very remarkable book about Freud's family. This is not a Sigmund Freud biography, actually he dies in the middle of the book right at the start of the WW2. It mainly concentrates on his son Martin and grandson Walter.We go through all different stages in their life. Starting with the days before WW1, then WW1, the times in between and then in great detail for the most part of the book we find out about their lives during the Nazi times and WW2.This book had many fascinating parts for m [...]

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