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An anthology of diaries written by children living in Nazi-occupied Europe. It includes the writings of twenty-three boys and girls aged ten through eighteen.
Horwitz, Gordon J.
Horwitz examines the Jewish ghetto’s place in the Nazi world view. He explores ghetto life from the perspectives and actions of the Łódź Jewish community, the Germans who oversaw and administered ghetto affairs, and the “ordinary” inhabitants of the once Polish city.
This is a biography of Varian Fry, the first American recognized by Yad Vashem as a Righteous Among the Nations. While on a secret mission in Marseilles, Fry helped 1,500 European writers, painters, and scientists, many of them Jews, escape from Southern France into Spain.
Johnson, Eric N.
Nazi Terror tackles a central aspect of the Nazi dictatorship — terror. The Nazis did not rule by terror, and terror rarely touched the lives of most ordinary Germans. The terror apparatus of Nazi Germany employed a selective terror that concentrated almost exclusively on Jews and other specifically targeted enemies of the Nazi regime.
This book tells the story of Jewish survivors who pioneered Holocaust research in the immediate aftermath of World War II.
Kaplan, Marion A.
Drawing on the memoirs, diaries, interviews, and letters of Jewish women and men, Kaplan tells the story of Jews in Germany trying to control their everyday lives in a world that was becoming more and more unbalanced.
Kaplan, Marion A.
Kaplan explores the lives of Jewish refugees living in the Dominican Republic during World War II.
Kassow, Samuel D.
Tells the story of Polish historian Emanuel Ringelblum, who established a secret organization called the Oyneg Shabes to record the experiences of the Warsaw ghetto's inhabitants. Prior to the liquidation of the ghetto in 1943, the Oyneg Shabes buried documents from their archive in milk cans and tin boxes.
This book details the efforts of Oskar Schindler, a German-Catholic industrialist, who managed to save more than 1,000 Jewish men, women, and children from certain death.
Roman Kent's autobiography is more than a memoir. In addition to telling the story of his life in the Łodz Ghetto and Auschwitz, Kent — treasurer of the Claims Conference — describes the efforts of survivors to achieve justice in the post-Holocaust years.
From his birth in a small Austrian village to his fiery death in a bunker under the Reich chancellery in Berlin, Adolf Hitler left a murky trail, strewn with contradictory tales and overgrown self-created myths. One truth prevails: the sheer scale of the evils that he unleashed on the world has made him a demonic figure without equal in the twentieth century.
Ian Kershaw examines a core of die-hard fanatics, an obedient and still functioning state structure, and a compliant public that did nothing to interfere with the dying regime's final murderous acts.
A novel about fourteen-year-old Gyorgy Koves' experience being deported from his home in Budapest to Auschwitz.
A novel about "the commissioner's" trip to a nondescript town in a middle-European country, which turns into an ominous journey.
Brown University Professor David Kertzer examines the history of the Vatican during the Holocaust, written with access to the recently opened Vatican archives. Kertzer looks at the relationship between Hitler and Mussolini and how Pope Pius XI accommodation of Mussolini helped Hitler gain power in Europe.
Translated by Martin Chalmers. Life during the Holocaust is illustrated in the diaries of Victor Klemperer, a German Jew whose life was spared because of his marriage to an "Aryan." His diary documents the gradual loss of his rights, his friends, his possessions, and ultimately his dignity as a Jew in Nazi Germany. Through personal and detailed accounts of daily life, the banalities of the Third Reich are revealed.