Author honoured with the Spirit of Anne Frank Human Writes Award

The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect is honouring Jack J. Hersch with the 2019 Spirit of Anne Frank Human Writes Award for his breathtaking book, Death March Escape, chronicling his father’s two escapes from two Nazi death marches. Past recipients include Arthur Miller, Nicholas Kristof and Steve Berry. Jack says, “It is immensely meaningful to me to be honoured this way. My father would have been thrilled.”

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Meet the author: Jon Müller

Jon Müller is the son of Jens Müller, who was one of only three men who successfully escaped from Stalag Luft III in March 1944 . Jens Müller’s book about his wartime experiences was first published in Norwegian in 1946, titled, ‘Tre kom tilbake’ (Three Came Back). This is the first translation into English and features a foreword by his son. Read our exclusive interview with Jon below.

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