The Horse Adjutant: A boy's life in the Nazi Holocaust (Paperback)
The newest version of the book is completely re-written with added stories. If you buy the old version you will miss out on the latest updates.The Horse Adjutant is the wartime story of Leon Schagrin who was 12 years old when the Nazis invaded and occupied his hometown in southern Poland. Leon's father was a self-trained veterinarian, caring for local livestock. This placed Leon in close contact with horses from an early age. The skills he learned from his father provided him something useful to the Nazis. Meanwhile, Leon's family, four sisters and a baby brother, along with his father and mother, 200 cousins and the entire region of Southern Poland were sent to the extermination camp at Belzec where over 600,000 people were killed in a single year Leon survived to complete his father's mission to tell the world what happen.