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From a translation by by Lena Jayyuse and John Heath-Stubbs, in "Modern Arabic Poetry" edited by Salma Khadra Jayyuse. Columbia University Press, 1991. First read it in a Poetry column in The Washington Post

Baum-Merom, Gretel and Rudy Baum, Children of a Respectable Family: From Frankfurt to Israel and America 1913/15 - 1995. Kostanz: Hartung-Gorre Verlag, 1996

Boehling, Rebecca, A Question of Priorities: Democratic Reforms and Economic Recovery in Postwar Germany: Frankfurt, Munich, and Stuttgart under U.S. Occupation 1945 - 1949, by Rebecca Boehling, Bergbahn Books, p. 80.

Boyle, Kay , "Frankfurt in Our Blood," from Words that Must Somehow Be Said," Vintage/Ebury (A Division of Random House Group), 1986

Boyle, Kay , The Smoking Mountain: Stories of Post War Germany. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1951. The Baab story is told in the preface that was originally published in The New Yorker in 1950.

Browning, Christopher R., The Origins of the Final Solution. Lincoln and Jerusalem, University of Nebraska and Yad Vashem, 2004

Elon, Amos, The Pity Of It All, New York: Henry Holt & Company, 2002.

Fenton, James, poems: 1968 - 1984, Children in Exile. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1983. [See http://www.danagioia.net/essays/efenton.htm for an excellent exegesis by Dana Gioia on this meditation on the will to forget.]

Friedman, Jonathan C., The Lion and the Star, The University of Kentucky Press, 1998.

Klemperer, Victor, I Will Bear Witness, 1933 - 1941: A Diary of the Nazi Years (Volume 1). New York: Modern Library, 1999. 

Merten, Klaus and Christoph Mohr, Das Frankfurter Westend. Mnchen: Prestel- Verlag

Mayer, Eugen, The Jews of Frankfurt: Glimpses of the Past. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Waldemar Kramer

Sebald, W.G. , Austerlitz, New York: Modern Library, 2001, p. 24. (Translated by Anthea Bell)

Schlotzhauer, Inge, Das Philanthropin 1804 - 1942: Die Schule der Israelkitischen Gemeinde in Frankfurt am Main. Frankfurt a/M: Verlag Waldemar Kramer, 1990. 

For a synoptic history of the Fifth Division including its capture of Frankfurt, see http://www.grunts.net/army/5thid.html. (Ignore the request for a password; just "cancel"). A much more detailed history, including the hand-written notes of the Division history are to to be found at the National Archives [complete].

Strauss, Herbert A., Jews in German History: Persecution, Emigration, Accumulation, K.G. Sauer, 1987.








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