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Auschwitz : the Nazis & the 'final solution'

Author: Laurence Rees
Publisher: London : BBC Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Auschwitz examines the mentality and motivations of the key Nazi decision makers, and perpretators of appalling crimes speak here for the first time about their actions"--Blurb.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rees, Laurence, 1918-
Auschwitz.
London : BBC Books, 2005
(OCoLC)607585394
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Rees
ISBN: 0563521171 9780563521174
OCLC Number: 57541764
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of British Book Awards: History Book of the Year 2006
Description: 320 pages [8] leaves of plates ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Surprising beginnings --
Ch. 2. Orders and initiatives --
Ch. 3. Factories of death --
Ch. 4. Corruption --
Ch. 5. Frenzied killing --
Ch. 6. Liberation and retribution. 1. Surprising beginnings --
2. Orders and initiatives --
3. Factories of death --
4. Corruption --
5. Frenzied killing --
6. Liberation and retribution.
Responsibility: Laurence Rees.

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