San Mateo, CA Author Publishes a True Story of Courage during the Holocaust

May 06, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
May 6, 2017 - Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust (Second Edition), a book by Marty Brounstein, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust (Second Edition) is the remarkable tale of how Frans and his wife, Mien, saved the lives of at least two dozen Jews in southern Holland during World War II. They were Catholics who led a simple life in a small town, but they took risks and displayed bravery to help others in dire need, instilling hope during one of the most horrific points of history.

Nestled in the hills on the western side of Jerusalem is a museum called Yad Vashem. There, people from around the world visit daily to learn about the tragic period of history from 1933 to 1945 known as the Holocaust. The museum serves as an education, research, and historical center in remembrance of the six million Jews across Europe who were murdered at the hands of the Nazi Party machine led by Adolf Hitler. A special section of Yad Vashem is dedicated to those who carried out acts of courage to save the lives of Jews during the Holocaust. Remembered there is the couple from Dieden of the Netherlands, Frans and Mien Wijnakker.

About the Author:
While on his journey of telling people about this very personal and inspirational story of courage and compassion, author Marty Brounstein has spoken at 550 events over the past six years. Whatever it takes to make sure we, as a people, do not forget what happened during the Holocaust, and do not forget the story of Frans and Mien Wijnakker and their selfless act of saving Jewish lives during this horrific time.

Marty Brounstein is the husband to one of the people that Frans and Mien Wijnakker saved. He is an author, speaker, and management consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Marty has also been a human resources executive and started his career as an educator, with an emphasis on teaching history, including the Holocaust. His previous books include Communicating Effectively for Dummies, Coaching and Mentoring for Dummies, Managing Teams for Dummies, and Handling the Difficult Employee: Solving Performance Problems.

The author is available for interviews and can be reached through his website at and on Facebook at

Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust (Second Edition) is a 226-page paperback with a retail price of $17.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-4541-8. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at

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