The Knock at the Door: A Mother’s Survival of the Armenian Genocide

Genocide, Threats

The Knock at the Door: A Mother’s Survival of the Armenian Genocide

In 1915, Armenian Christians in Turkey were forced to convert to Islam, barred from speaking their language, and often driven out of their homes as the Turkish army embarked on a widespread campaign of intimidation and murder. In this riveting book, Margaret Ajemian Ahnert relates her mother Ester’s terrifying experiences as a young woman during this period of hatred and brutality.

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