Keywords: holocaust

Architects of Death

Architects of Death


Karen Bartlett

ISBN: 9781785903571
Year of publication: 2018

Karen Bartlett ARCHITECTS OF DEATH THE FAMILY WHO ENGINEERED THE HOLOCAUST For Max CAST OF CHARACTERS TOPF FAMILY JOHANNES TOPF 18161891: founded J.A.Topf and Sons in Erfurt on 1 July 1868. JULIUS TOPF 18591914: son of Johannes Topf. Ran Topf and Sons jointly with his brother Ludwig Sr, until he relinquished his share due to ill health. LUDWIG TOPF SR 18631914: son of Johannes Topf. Ran Topf and Sons until his death in 1914. ELSE TOPF 18821940: wife of Ludwig Topf Sr, mother of Ludwig Jr and ...

Keywords: Europe Germany Holocaust World War II
The Lampshade

The Lampshade


Mark Jacobson

ISBN: 9781416566274
Year of publication: 2010

Mark Jacobson THE LAMPSHADE A HOLOCAUST DETECTIVE STORY FROM BUCHENWALD TO NEW ORLEANS And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God. Job 19:26 PROLOGUE I must say I didnt put much stock in the possibility that a Dominican spiritualist working out of a basement in Union City, New Jersey, would have much to say about a human skin lampshade reputedly made in a Nazi concentration camp. But there I was sitting across from Doa Argentina, a large woman wearing a ceremonial ...

Keywords: Holocaust Military World War II
The Zookeeper's Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife


Diane Ackerman

ISBN: 9780755365043
Year of publication: 2007

Diane Ackerman THE ZOOKEEPERS WIFE A WAR STORY For Antonina and her family, human and animal AUTHORS NOTE JAN AND ANTONINA ABISKI WERE CHRISTIAN ZOOKEEPERS horrified by Nazi racism, who capitalized on the Nazis obsession with rare animals in order to save over three hundred doomed people. Their story has fallen between the seams of history, as radically compassionate acts sometimes do. But in wartime Poland, when even handing a thirsty Jew a cup of water was punishable by death, their heroism ...

Keywords: holocaust World War II
Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler


David M Crowe

ISBN: 9780813333755
Year of publication: 2012

David M. Crowe OSKAR SCHINDLER THE UNTOLD ACCOUNT OF His Life, Wartime Activities, AND THE TRUE STORY BEHIND the List TO Sol Urbach AND Chris and Tina Staehr IN MEMORY OF Richard H. Moore AND Leopold PfefferbergPage and Dr. Dieter Trautwein PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The initial idea for this book came about during a conversation I had in the fall of 1996 with my editor at Westview Press, Peter Kracht, who is now the Editorial Director of Praeger Publishers. Peter and I had worked together on ...

Keywords: Holocaust
Surviving the Angel of Death

Surviving the Angel of Death


Eva Mozes Kor
Lisa Rojany Buccieri

ISBN: 9781933718286
Year of publication: 2011

BY EVA MOZES KOR AND LISA ROJANY BUCCIERI DEDICATION This book is dedicated to the memory of my mother, Jaffa Mozes, my father Alexander Mozes, my sisters Edit and Aliz, and my twin sister, Miriam Mozes Zeiger. I also dedicate this book to the children who survived the camp, and to all the children in the world who have survived neglect and abuse, for I wish to honor their struggle in overcoming the trauma of losing their childhoods, their families, and the feeling that they belong to a family. ...

Keywords: holocaust World war II
Judgment Before Nuremberg

Judgment Before Nuremberg


Greg Dawson

ISBN: 9781453226339
Year of publication: 2012

Greg Dawson JUDGMENT BEFORE NUREMBERG THE HOLOCAUST IN THE UKRAINE AND THE FIRST NAZI WAR CRIMES TRIAL For my mother FOREWORD This is not a book I ever expected to write. I ended up writing it because no one else has, and because a book like mine is overdueby several decades. Its a byproduct of Hiding in the Spotlight, my account of my Ukrainian mothers escape from the Holocaust, published in 2009, but its not exactly a sequel. In the course of making public appearances for Hiding in the ...

Keywords: Holocaust Ukraine
Katerina

Katerina


Aharon Appelfeld

ISBN: 9780307486707
Year of publication: 2012

Aharon Appelfeld KATERINA 1 MY NAME IS KATERINA, and I will soon be eighty years old. After Easter I returned to my native village and to my fathers farm, small and dilapidated, with no building left intact except this hut where Im living. But it has one single window, open wide, and it allows in the breadth of the world. My eyes, in truth, have grown weaker, but the desire to see still throbs within them. At noon, when the light is most powerful, open space expands before me as far as the banks ...

Keywords: holocaust
City of Women

City of Women


David R Gillham

ISBN: 9781101599341
Year of publication: 2012

David R. Gillham CITY OF WOMEN To Ludmilla Take hold of kettle, broom, and pan, then youll surely get a man Shop and office leave alone, Your true lifes work lies at home. COMMON GERMAN RHYME OF THE 1930s Who will ever ask in three or five hundred years time whether a Frulein Muller or Schulze was unhappy HEINRICH HIMMLER, REICHSFHRER OF THE SS AND CHIEF OF THE GERMAN POLICE, CIRCA 1941 ONE THE BLIND MAN TAPS his cane rhythmically. Three taps, three taps, three taps to gain the attention of ...

Keywords: holocaust World War II
The Dentist of Auschwitz

The Dentist of Auschwitz


Benjamin Jacobs

ISBN: 9780813190129
Year of publication: 2001

Benjamin Jacobs THE DENTIST OF AUSCHWITZ To my brother, Josek, who by the grace of God was spared from death in the camps To my sister, Pola, my mother, and my father And to others who were not spared to tell their story Josek, Pola, Berek, and Uncle Schlomo in 1934, on one of Schlomos annual visits to Dobra Preface In July 1985 I joined twelve Jewish men and women from the United States on a fact-finding mission behind the Iron Curtain. In the capitals of Poland, Romania, Hungary, and ...

Keywords: holocaust World War II
Useful Enemies

Useful Enemies


Richard Rashke

ISBN: 9781883285517
Year of publication: 2013

Richard Rashke USEFUL ENEMIES John Demjanjuk and Americas Open-Door Policy for Nazi War Criminals To Paula my essential INTRODUCTION History, Like Life, Is Messy NO EASY ANSWERS In November 2009, orderlies wheeled an eighty-nine-year-old former American citizen, John Demjanjuk, into a Munich courtroom on a gurney to face charges that he helped the Nazis murder 29,060 Jews at the Sobibor death camp in eastern Poland during World War II. Why did it take almost sixty years for the United States to ...

Keywords: holocaust United States World War II
Bloodlands

Bloodlands


Timothy Snyder

ISBN: 9780465022908
Year of publication: 2010

Timothy Snyder BLOODLANDS Europe Between Hitler and Stalin your golden hair Margarete your ashen hair Shulamit Paul Celan Death Fugue Everything flows, everything changes. You cant board the same prison train twice. Vasily Grossman Everything Flows A stranger drowned on the Black Sea alone With no one to hear his prayers for forgiveness. Storm on the Black Sea Ukrainian traditional song Whole cities disappear. In natures stead Only a white shield to counter nonexistence. Tomas Venclova The ...

Keywords: atrocities genocide Germany holocaust Jews massacres Soviet Union Stalinism World War
Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments

Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments


Herbert Tiedemann

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

HERBERT TIEDEMANN Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments 1. Preamble Courage means seeking the truth and proclaiming it Jean Jaurs The subject of Babi Yar is confusing in many respects. For a general overview, this brief summary shall therefore identify the major problem areas: 1.The mass murder at Babi Yar took place almost four months prior to the Wannsee Conference, where the killing was allegedly first planned. 2.Widely divergent dates are given for the murder. 3.Depending on the source, ...

Keywords: Babi Yar Babi Yar Babi Yar Fake Fiction history Hitler Holocaust hutspa Israel Jews Jews Kiev lies massacre murder NKVD Palestine photography politics revisionism Shoa Stalin statistics tragedy Ukraine ukrainian World War 2 Zionism