Edith Velmans

Edith Velmans studied at Amsterdam University after the war and married Loet Velmans in 1949. After the war, Edith Velmans became a psychologist and eventually settled in the United States with her husband. She has three daughters and five grandchildren. In 1996, she was knighted by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. She and her husband now live in Sheffield, Massachusetts.


 

 

 

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ISBN: 9781417669226
Availability: Special Order
Published: San Val - January 1st, 2001

This compelling memoir is based on the teenage diaries and family letters Edith Velmans saved in a suitcase as she survived the Nazi occupation of Holland. Posing as a Gentile for survival, Velmans chronicles how her life was radically transformed from the carefree days of adolescence to fear and uncertainty during the war.