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Birkenau : the camp of death

Author: Marco Nahon
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1989.
Series: Judaic studies series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This memoir details the experiences of a Greek Jew in Hitler's concentration camps. Marco Nahon, a physician educated at the University of Beirut, was practicing medicine and living with his family in the small Thracian town of Dhidhimoteichon (Dimotika), already in Nazi hands, when the Germans began rounding up Jews. In 1943, Nahon and his family were deported to Birkenau, the extermination subcamp of Auschwitz,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Récits personnels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nahon, Marco, 1895-
Birkenau.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1989
(OCoLC)643820605
Named Person: Marco Nahon; Marco Nahon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marco Nahon
ISBN: 0817304495 9780817304492 081731203X 9780817312039
OCLC Number: 19128713
Notes: Translation of: Birkenau.
Description: xvii, 149 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Judaic studies series (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: Birkenau.
Responsibility: Marco Nahon ; translated from the French by Jacqueline Havaux Bowers ; edited and with an introduction by Steven Bowman.

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The memoirs of a Greek Jew, this book tells of his experiences at Birkenau in Auschwitz and later at Dachau. He tells of the torture designed by the likes of Eichmann and Mengele and how he lost his  Read more...

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"Nahon, a Greek Jew... was deported to Birkenau; his wife and daughter perished while he and his son survived. Although about 80 percent of Greece's Jews were killed, this personal memoir is one of Read more...

 
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