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Anatomy of the Auschwitz death camp

Author: Israel Gutman; Michael Berenbaum; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.; U.S. Holocaust Research Institute.
Publisher: Bloomington : Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. by Indiana University Press, ©1994.
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Commissioned by the U.S. Holocaust Research Institute." ... Principal sections of the book address the institutional history of the camp, the technology and dimensions of the genocide carried out there, the profiles of the perpetrators and the lives of the inmates, underground resistance and escapes, and what the outside world knew about Auschwitz and when. A major study of the design and construction of the gas  Read more...
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Anatomy of the Auschwitz death camp.
Bloomington : Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. by Indiana University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)654237284
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Israel Gutman; Michael Berenbaum; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.; U.S. Holocaust Research Institute.
ISBN: 0253326842 9780253326843 025320884X 9780253208842
OCLC Number: 29471119
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Description: xvi, 638 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Auschwitz : an overview / Yisrael Gutman --
The system of prisoner exploitation / Franciszek Piper --
The satellite camps / Shmuel Krakowski --
The number of victims / Franciszek Piper --
Auschwitz and the "final solution" / Raul Hilberg --
A site in search of a mission / Robert-Jan Van Pelt --
Gas chambers and crematoria / Franciszek Piper --
The machinery of mass murder at Auschwitz / Jean-Claude Pressac with Robert-Jan Van Pelt --
The plunder of victims and their corpses / Andrzej Strzelecki --
Historical-sociological profile of the Auschwitz SS / Aleksander Lasik --
Rudolf Höss : manager of crime / Aleksander Lasik--
Nazi doctors / Robert Jay Lifton and Amy Hackett --
The crimes of Josef Mengele / Helena Kubica --
The Auschwitz prisoner administration / Danuta Czech --
Hospitals ; Women / Irena Strzelecka --
Children / Helena Kubica --
The family camp / Nili Keren --
Gypsies / Yehuda Bauer. Hungarian Jews / Randolph L. Braham --
Auschwitz : a psychological perspective / Leo Eitinger --
The Auschwitz underground / Hermann Langbein --
Prisoner escapes / Henryk Swiebocki --
Diaries of the Sonderkommando / Nathan Cohen --
What was known and when / Martin Gilbert --
The Vrba and Wetzler Report / Miroslav Karny --
Why Auschwitz wasn't bombed / David S. Wyman --
Postwar prosecution of the Auschwitz SS / Aleksander Lasik --
The literature of Auschwitz / Lawrence Langer.
Responsibility: Yisrael Gutman and Michael Berenbaum, editors ; editorial board, Yehuda Bauer, Raul Hilberg, and Franciszek Piper.
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"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 " Read more...

 
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