books about: auschwitz
The Auschwitz Chapter (Under Total Eclipse We Will Tremble Like Birds Without Song)
Shakespeare-X Publications, 2011
The Auschwitz Chapter is an historically complete, precise and definitive account of what took place at Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II, where crimes against humanity were perpetrated by Nazis against Jews, Slavs, Romany, political prisoners, homosexuals, and artists. And all humanity. This Auschwitz Chapter is taken from Lee Vidor's novel, Under Total Eclipse We Will Tremble Like Birds Without Song, which is an historically ...
Rena's Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Rena Kornreich Gelissen
Heather Dune Macadam
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 ...
Survival in Auschwitz
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
SURVIVAL IN AUSCHWITZ (or If This Is a Man), first published in 1947, is a work by the Italian-Jewish writer, Primo Levi. It describes his arrest as a member of the Italian anti-fascist resistance during the Second World War, and his incarceration in the Auschwitz concentration camp from February 1944 until the camp was liberated on 27 January 1945.
The Angel of Auschwitz
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...
Auschwitz: True Tales From a Grotesque Land
The University of North Carolina Press
"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
Ivan R. Dee
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. ...
Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account
“The best brief account of the Auschwitz experience available.”— The New York Review of Books 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 ...
Robert Jan van Pelt
W. W. Norton & Company
"[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 ...
The Lucky One - A Prize Winning Short Story
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 nearly sixty years? And at her time of life, what exactly is she searching for? (A short story of approx. 3,500 words taken from the collection: Tales of Loss and Guilt)
Auschwitz: A New History
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 ...
Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp
Indiana University Press
"This learned volume is about as chilling as historiography gets." —Walter Laqueur, The New Republic "... a one-volume study of Auschwitz without peer in Holocaust literature." —Kirkus Reviews "... a comprehensive portrait of the largest and most lethal of the Nazi death camps... serves as a vital contribution to Holocaust studies and a bulwark against forgetting."Â —Publishers Weekly More than a million people were murdered at ...
AUSCHWITZ DEATH CAMP (Images of War)
Pen and Sword
The concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau was the site of the single largest mass murder in history. Over one million mainly Jewish men, women, and children were murdered in its gas chambers. Countless more died as a result of disease and starvation. 'Auschwitz Death Camp' is a chilling pictorial record of this infamous establishment. Using some 250 photographs together with detailed captions and accompanying text, it describes how Auschwitz ...
The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery
Captain Witold Pilecki
In 1940, the Polish Underground wanted to know what was happening inside the recently opened Auschwitz concentration camp. Polish army officer Witold Pilecki volunteered to be arrested by the Germans and reported from inside the camp. His intelligence reports, smuggled out in 1941, were among the first eyewitness accounts of Auschwitz atrocities: the extermination of Soviet POWs, its function as a camp for Polish political prisoners, and the ...
Auschwitz: A History in Photographs
Indiana Univ Pr
More than 280 documentary photographs and reproductions of artworks by former prisoners record the history of the Auschwitz concentration camp, from its initial construction, through the horrors of the Holocaust, to its modern-day appearance.
Auschwitz: Voices From the Death Camp (The Holocaust Through Primary Sources)
Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2012
“Yet, my little Diary, I don’t want to die, I still want to live . . . “ Éva Heyman, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, wrote these words in her last diary entry in the spring of 1944. Soon after, she was deported and murdered at Auschwitz. During the Holocaust, the Nazis murdered more than one million people at Auschwitz. The largest of all the Nazi camps, Auschwitz was both a death camp and a forced labor camp. Author James M. Deem ...
Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz
Eva Mozes Kor
Lisa Rojany Buccieri
Eva Mozes Kor was just ten years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. Subjected to sadistic medical experiments, she was forced to fight daily for her and her twin's survival. In this incredible true story written for young adults, readers learn of a child's endurance ...
A Small Town Near Auschwitz: Ordinary Nazis and the Holocaust
Oxford University Press, USA
In A Small Town Near Auschwitz , historian Mary Fulbrook tells the story of Udo Klausa, a civilian administrator in the small town of Bedzin, an ordinary functionary who helped implement the Nazis' inhumane policies towards the Jews. Using a wealth of personal letters, memoirs, testimonies, interviews, and other sources, Fulbrook pieces together Klausa's role in the unfolding destruction of the Jews under his authority, as well as the heroic ...
Death Dealer: The Memoirs of the SS Kommandant at Auschwitz
Da Capo Press
SS Kommandant Rudolph Höss (19001947) 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 ...
Five Chimneys: The Story Of Auschwitz
Literary Licensing, LLC
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 woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birkenau. It was a shocking experience, it is a shocking book. In a letter to Lengyel, Albert Einstein said, "You have done a real service by letting the ones who are now silent and most forgotten speak." Of the book, actress ...
Inside the Gas Chambers: Eight Months in the Sonderkommando of Auschwitz
This is a unique, eye-witness account of everyday life right at the heart of the Nazi extermination machine. Slomo Venezia was born into a poor Jewish-Italian community living in Thessaloniki, Greece. At first, the occupying Italians protected his family; but when the Germans invaded, the Venezias were deported to Auschwitz. His mother and sisters disappeared on arrival, and he learned, at first with disbelief, that they had almost certainly ...
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