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Auschwitz : a new history

Author: Laurence Rees
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rees, Laurence, 1957-
Auschwitz.
New York : Public Affairs, 2005
(DLC) 2004043196
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Rees
ISBN: 9781610390118 1610390113 9781448140466 1448140463
OCLC Number: 742514909
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of British Book Awards: History Book of the Year 2006
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 327 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Surprising beginnings --
Orders and initiatives --
Factories of death --
Corruption --
Frenzied killing --
Liberation and retribution.
Responsibility: Laurence Rees.
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In time for the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Rees has penned a devastating and surprising account of the most infamous death camp the world has ever known.  Read more...

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