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The dentist of Auschwitz : a memoir

Author: Benjamin Jacobs
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2001, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In 1941 Berek Jakubowicz (now Benjamin Jacobs) was imprisoned by the Third Reich. His possession of a few dental tools and rudimentary skills saved his life. He spent a year and a half in Auschwitz  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Named Person: Benjamin Jacobs; Benjamin Jacobs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Jacobs
ISBN: 0813190126 9780813190129
OCLC Number: 50494698
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: 1995.
Description: viii, 231 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Deportation --
A small Shtetl in Poland --
The Blitzkrieg --
German occupation --
The ghetto in Dobra --
Steineck --
Zosia --
Krusche --
Gutenbrunn --
The murder of my family --
On cattle cars to Auschwitz --
Auschwitz --
Furstengrube --
The dentist of Auschwitz --
The death march --
Dora-Mittelbau --
Disaster on the Baltic Sea --
Inferno --
Where do we go? --
Postwar Germany.
Responsibility: Benjamin Jacobs.

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"Jacobs's understated tone conveys all the more forcefully the daily horror of camp life." - Publishers Weekly "Jacobs's ability to express the most painful of moments is the book's greatest Read more...

 
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