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Lukas, Richard C. 1937-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 132 publications in 3 languages and 5,610 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vPolish  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Registers (Lists) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler
Classifications: D802.P6, 940.53438
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Most widely held works by Richard C Lukas
The forgotten Holocaust : the Poles under German occupation, 1939-1944 by Richard C Lukas( Book )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its first publication in 1986, this book has become a classic of World War II literature. The revised edition includes a short history of Zegota, the underground government organization working to save the Jews, and an annotated listing of many Poles executed by the Germans for trying to shelter and save the Jews. As Norman Davies concludes, the book "effectively puts to rest those most harmful stereotypes about 'Nazi murderers, ' 'Jewish victims' and 'Polish bystanders.' In reality, the murderers were not just Nazis; the victims were not just Jews; and bystanding was one of the least representative of Polish wartime activities."
Did the children cry? : Hitler's war against Jewish and Polish children, 1939-1945 by Richard C Lukas( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unprecedented aspect of Nazi genocide in World War II was the cold and deliberate decision not to spare the children. Jewish children, first driven into the ghettos, were marked for total destruction as part of the "Final Solution" once it was put into effect, in 1942. Gentile children were starved, killed, or Germanized in order to reduce the Polish nation to a small complement of semi-literate slaves tending the Herrenvolk in their thousand-year Reich. This record also includes accounts of how they fought back by working for the underground, smuggling food into the ghettos, attending secret classes to continue their forbidden education. Included are stories of villains like Mengele who selected children for execution during Jewish religious holidays; Rudolph Hoess, Auschwitz's commandant who admitted his own discomfort when he witnessed the gassing of prisoners with the excuse: "I was a soldier and an officer"; a heroic Dr. Janusz Korczak who was in charge of an orphanage in the ghetto, but refused to leave his orphans, and at the head of a contingent of 192 children and 8 staff members, erect, his eyes looking into the distance, held the hands of two children as he led them to the railroad platform where trains took them to certain death. Based on vast research in the United States, Great Britain, and Poland, many interviews, theses and other papers, documents and official histories, memoirs, autobiographies, articles, periodicals and newspapers, Did the Children Cry? stands as a monument to millions of children who were bombed, wounded, deported, raped, starved, maimed, subjected to "medical" experimentation, and killed in German-occupied Poland
The strange allies, the United States and Poland, 1941-1945 by Richard C Lukas( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitter legacy : Polish-American relations in the wake of World War II by Richard C Lukas( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this most timely book, Richard C. Lukas offers the historical perspective that any reader, scholar, or layman needs to grasp the political turmoil in Poland in the decades after World War II. Bitter Legacy is the first major analysis of Polish-American relations from the Potsdam Conference through the Polish elections of 1947, the critical period during which Poland became a satellite in the Russian sphere. Drawing on an impressive array of primary and secondary sources, a number of which have never been used by scholars before, Lukas shows in detail why and how American policy was never a
Out of the inferno : Poles remember the Holocaust by Richard C Lukas( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"" Richard Lukas's book, encompassing the wartime recollections of sixty ""ordinary"" Poles under Nazi occupation, constitutes a valuable contribution to a new perspective on World War II. Lukas presents gripping first-person accounts of the years 1939-1945 by Polish Christians from diverse social and economic backgrounds. Their narratives, from both oral and written sources, contribute enormously to our understanding of the totality of the Holocaust. Many of those who speak in these pages attempted, often at extreme peril, to assist Jewish friends, neighbors, and even strangers who otherwi
Eagles east; the Army Air Forces and the Soviet Union, 1941-1945 by Richard C Lukas( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgotten survivors : Polish Christians remember the Nazi occupation( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through the survivors' voices we also learn about the Polish underground, the Council for Aid to Jews (Zegota), the Jewish Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Home Army's heroic battle during the Warsaw Uprising in late 1944. Lukas places the narratives in their historical context and Jan Komski's drawings capture the horror of concentration camp life."--Jacket
Zehn Jahre Sowjetische Besatzungszone : Politik, Wirtschaft, Kultur, Rechtswesen by Richard C Lukas( Book )

10 editions published in 1955 in German and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Metternich to the Beatles; readings in modern European history by Richard C Lukas( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zapomniany Holocaust : polacy pod okupacją niemiecką : 1939-1944 by Richard C Lukas( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in Polish and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers information on the Nazi persecution of the Roma, also known as gypsies, during World War II, provided by Alex Bandy. Highlights the memories of several Roma who survived the persecution
The Polish experience in World War II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 of 3 The Polish experience in World War II: Christian survivors features keynote speaker Richard Lukas. Lukas places the experience of Poland during the Holocaust in perspective by describing the importance of Poland to German imperialist goals. To gain access to the valuable Polish land, Nazis sought to eliminate the Polish people and Polish culture, beginning with the intelligentsia and Catholic clergy. (tape length: 29 min.)
Air force aspects of American aid to the Soviet Union the crucial years by Richard C Lukas( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Air Force aspects of American aid to the Soviet Union : the crucial years, 1941-1942 by Richard C Lukas( )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forgotton holocaust the Poles under German occupation. 1939-1944 by Richard C Lukas( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ofiary drugiej kategorii by Richard C Lukas( )

1 edition published in 2015 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Na marginesie książki R. Lukasa "Zapomniany holocaust"
Air force aspects of American aid to the Soviet Union by Richard C Lukas( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Did the children cry? : Hitler's War against Jewish and Polish children, 1939-45 by Richard C Lukas( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This volume documents the life and times of Jewish and Gentile children of Poland
Poles remember the holcaust by Richard C Lukas( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Those who risked their lives by Anna Poray( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bitter Legacy by Richard C Lukas( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Did the children cry? : Hitler's war against Jewish and Polish children, 1939-1945
Alternative Names
Lukas, Richard

Lukas, Richard Conrad.

Lukas, Richard Conrad 1937-

Richard C. Lukas amerikanischer Historiker und Autor

Richard Lukas

Languages
English (105)

German (9)

Polish (9)

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Did the children cry? : Hitler's war against Jewish and Polish children, 1939-1945Bitter legacy : Polish-American relations in the wake of World War IIForgotten survivors : Polish Christians remember the Nazi occupation