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By Ken Setterington

A background of the persecution of homosexual males via the Nazi regime in the course of the Holocaust. whilst the Nazis got here to energy in Europe, the lives of homosexuals got here to be governed through worry as raids, arrests, legal sentences and expulsions grew to become the day-by-day truth. while the focus camps have been equipped, homosexuals have been imprisoned besides Jews. The crimson triangle, sewn onto legal uniforms, turned the emblem in their persecution. This ebook combines ancient learn with first-person money owed and person tales to convey this time to existence for readers. From the 1st bankruptcy, with its tale of a tender Jewish woman who was once rescued from the depths of depression and hunger within the camps by means of a fellow prisoner who wore the red triangle, to the final, entitled It will get larger, which outlines the strides ahead in homosexual rights made within the many years because the battle, the sensation of bravery and perseverance within the face of inhuman cruelty shines through.

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