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The Auschwitz Escape
Joel C. Rosenberg

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2014

2014 finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards! Evil, unchecked, is the prelude to genocide. As the Nazi war machine rolls across Europe, young Jacob Weisz is forced to flee his beloved Germany and join an underground resistance group in Belgium. But when a rescue operation goes horribly wrong, Jacob finds himself trapped in a crowded cattle car headed to southern Poland. Sentenced to hard labor in the Auschwitz labor camp, Jacob forms an ...


Auschwitz: A New History
Laurence Rees

PublicAffairs, 2006

Auschwitz-Birkenau is the site of the largest mass murder in human history. Yet its story is not fully known. In Auschwitz , Laurence Rees reveals new insights from more than 100 original interviews with Auschwitz survivors and Nazi perpetrators who speak on the record for the first time. Their testimonies provide a portrait of the inner workings of the camp in unrivalled detail—from the techniques of mass murder, to the politics and gossip ...


Auschwitz: True Tales From a Grotesque Land
Sara Nomberg-Przytyk

The University of North Carolina Press, 1985

From the moment I got to Auschwitz I was completely detached. I disconnected my heart and intellect in an act of self-defense, despair, and hopelessness." With these words Sara Nomberg-Przytyk begins this painful and compelling account of her experiences while imprisoned for two years in the infamous death camp. Writing twenty years after her liberation, she recreates the events of a dark past which, in her own words, would have driven her ...


Eyewitness Auschwitz: Three Years in the Gas Chambers
Filip Muller

Ivan R. Dee, 1999

Filip Müller came to Auschwitz with one of the earliest transports from Slovakia in April 1942 and began working in the gassing installations and crematoria in May. He was still alive when the gassings ceased in November 1944. He saw millions come and disappear; by sheer luck he survived. Müller is neither a historian nor a psychologist; he is a source—one of the few prisoners who saw the Jewish people die and lived to tell about it. ...


Survival In Auschwitz
Primo Levi

Touchstone, 1996

The true and harrowing account of Primo Levi’s experience at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz and his miraculous survival; hailed by The Times Literary Supplement as a “true work of art, this edition includes an exclusive conversation between the author and Philip Roth. In 1943, Primo Levi, a twenty-five-year-old chemist and “Italian citizen of Jewish race,” was arrested by Italian fascists and deported from his native Turin ...


Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account
Miklos Nyiszli

Arcade Publishing, 2011

When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. A Jew and a medical doctor, Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was spared from death for a grimmer fate: to perform “scientific research” on his fellow inmates under the supervision of the infamous “Angel of Death”: Dr. Josef Mengele. Nyiszli was named Mengele’s personal research pathologist. Miraculously, he survived to give this terrifying and ...


Death Dealer: The Memoirs of the SS Kommandant at Auschwitz
Rudolf Höss

Da Capo Press, 1996

SS Kommandant Rudolph Höss (1900–1947) was history's greatest mass murderer, personally supervising the extermination of approximately two million people, mostly Jews, at the death camp in Auschwitz, Poland. Death Dealer is a new, unexpurgated translation of Höss’s autobiography, written before, during, and after his trial. This edition includes rare photos, the minutes of the Wannsee Conference (where the Final Solution was decided and ...


Debórah Dwork, Robert Jan van Pelt

W. W. Norton & Company, 2002

"[A] peerless work of documentation and research that sheds new light on this century's darkest address."— Kirkus Reviews , starred review No symbol of the Holocaust is more profound than Auschwitz. Yet the sheer, crushing number of murders—over 1,200,000—the overwhelming scale of the crime, and the vast, abandoned site of ruined chimneys and rusting barbed wire isolate Auschwitz from us. How could an ordinary town become a site of such ...


Auschwitz - Discover the Gruesome Encounters of the Holocaust Prisoners and How They Used Positive Thinking ..., 2015

Learn About How To Stay Optimistic During Hard Times Just Like The Auschwitz Holocaust Concentration Camp Survivors *** BONUS! : FREE Natural Remedies Report Included !! *** * * * LIMITED TIME OFFER! * * * The horrid acts of Auschwitz concentration camp are something that really needs no introduction. It is nearly impossible to discuss this topic with someone that does not know at least a few points about it while still having a ...


Auschwitz: The Shocking Story & Secrets of the Holocaust Death Camp (Auschwitz, Holocaust, Jewish, History, ...

Success First Publishing, 2014

Discover the Shocking Secrets Behind Auschwitz, the Main Holocaust Death Camp Auschwitz is well known to everyone as one of the saddest places in history. It is the main work/death camp during World War II in Germany-occupied Poland, and responsible for the deaths of millions of men & women. The living conditions of Auschwitz were unbearable, and people were left there to dead or work until death. This book will explore the accounts ...


Hanns and Rudolf: The True Story of the German Jew Who Tracked Down and Caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz
Thomas Harding

Simon & Schuster, 2014

The “compelling,” untold story of the man who brought one of Nazi Germany’s most notorious war criminals to justice—“fascinates and shocks” ( The Washington Post ). May 1945. In the aftermath of the Second World War, the first British War Crimes Investigation Team is assembled to hunt down the senior Nazi officials responsible for the greatest atrocities the world has ever seen. One of the lead investigators is Lieutenant Hanns ...


Auschwitz: A New History
Laurence Rees


How mankind committed the Ultimate Infamy at Auschwitz - a new history


Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz
Olga Lengyel

Chicago Review Press, 1995

Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. It was a shocking experience. It is a shocking book.


Ezcape from Sobibor, 2011

On October 14, 1943, over 700 Jews carried out a daring escape from the Nazi extermination camp at Sobibor, Poland. The standard histories of the event, however, leave out a crucial detail about how they managed such a feat against overwhelming odds. It turns out that they got some outside help from a completely unexpected source. It's hard to imagine that zombies could ever be good guys. Until, that is, they come into contact with the butchers ...


The Lucky One - A Prize Winning Short Story, 2012

** Note that "The Sugar Men" - the full-length novel based on "The Lucky One" - is now available. ** A short story taken from the collection: Tales of Loss and Guilt - 16 short stories. Story details: An elderly woman is haunted by memories of her escape from the holocaust. But how reliable are painful memories that have been kept at bay for over sixty years? And at her time of life, what exactly is she searching for?


Auschwitz: A History
Sybille Steinbacher

Ecco, 2005

At the terrible heart of the modern age lies Auschwitz. In a total inversion of earlier hopes about the use of science and technology to improve, extend, and protect human life, Auschwitz manipulated the same systems to quite different ends. In Sybille Steinbacher's terse, powerful new book, the reader is led through the process by which something unthinkable to anyone on earth in the 1930s had become a sprawling, industrial reality during the ...


Auschwitz: The Truth Behind The Holocaust Death Camps (Auschwitz Revealed, Concentration Camps, Holocaust, ..., 2014

Discover The Truth of Aushchwitz! For a limited time, get this Kindle book at a discount. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on any device including PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. This book was written with the intention understanding the truth behind the atrocities of the death camps and not so much about what happened there. To really celebrate the heroism and true fabric of courage woven though the Jews encamped under ...


Rena's Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Rena Kornreich Gelissen, Heather Dune Macadam

Beacon Press, 1996

Sent to Auschwitz on the first Jewish transport, Rena Kornreich survived the Nazi death camps for over three years. While there she was reunited with her sister Danka. Each day became a struggle to fulfill the promise Rena made to her mother when the family was forced to split apart--a promise to take care of her sister. One of the few Holocaust memoirs about the lives of women in the camps, Rena's Promise is a compelling story of the ...


The Angel of Auschwitz
S A Falconi

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Duty, honor, country - under which circumstances does the warrior's code become irrelevant and impractical? Some would say it ends the moment an innocent life is threatened. Others would argue it always applies, no matter what the duty. But what if the duty was to eliminate an entire race of people? At what point does one's salvation hold greater bearing than one's honor? Or does it ever... "The Angel of Auschwitz" chronicles the life of ...


Outcry: Holocaust Memoirs

Amsterdam Publishers, 2014

Outcry - Holocaust Memoirs, a Profoundly Moving Autobiography Mendel (Manny) Steinberg spent his teens in Nazi extermination camps in Germany and Poland, miraculously surviving while millions perished. This is his story. Born in 1925 in the Jewish ghetto in Radom (Poland), Manny soon realized that people of Jewish faith were increasingly being regarded as outsiders. In September 1939 the Nazis invaded, and the nightmare started. The city’s ...



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