As a village child in the German Palatinate, Alfred Moritz could never imagine the odyssey that was about to overtake him in the European turmoil of the mid-20th century. Living through Kristallnacht, the mass exodus into France, and the German occupation, he escaped the fate of a million and a half Jewish children who did not survive "the Holocaust."

Alfred Moritz
The Author

Years later, as a graduate architect, Alfred pursued an international career, overseeing a wide range of worldwide building and infrastructure projects for the leading American engineer-constructor.

In this memoir, he seeks to understand and document the persecution of those whose only crime was to be "different."