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The Holocaust : a history of the Jews of Europe during the Second World War

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1986, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Sets the scene with a brief history of anti-Semitism prior to Hitler, and documents the horrors of the Holocaust from 1933 onward, in an incisive, interpretive account of the genocide of World War II.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilbert
ISBN: 0030624169 9780030624162
OCLC Number: 11842970
Description: 959 p., [20] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: First steps to iniquity --
1933 : the shadow of the swastika --
Towards disinheritance --
After the Nuremberg laws --
"Hunted like rats" --
"The seeds of a terrible vengeance" --
September 1939 : the trapping of Polish Jewry --
"Blood of innocents" --
1940 : "a wave of evil" --
War in the West : terror in the East --
January-June 1941 : the spreading net --
"It cannot happen!" --
"A crime without a name" --
"Write and record!" --
The "final solution" --
Eye-witness to mass murder --
20 January 1942 : the Wannsee Conference --
"Journey into the unknown" --
"Another journey into the unknown" --
"If they have enough time, we are lost" --
"Avenge our tormented people" --
From Warsaw to Treblinka : "these disastrous and horrible delays" --
Autumn 1942 : "at a faster pace" --
"The most horrible of all horrors" --
September-November 1942 : the spread of resistance --
"To save at least someone" --
"Help me get more trains" --
Warsaw, April 1943 : hopeless days of revolt --
"The crashing fires of hell" --
"To perish, but with honour" --
"A page of glory ... never to be written" --
"Do not think our spirit is broken" --
"One should like to live a little bit longer" --
From the occupation of Hungary to the Normandy landings --
"May one cry now?" --
July-September 1944 : the last deportations --
September 1944 : the days of awe --
Revolt at Birkenau --
Protectors and persecutors --
The "tainted luck" of survival --
Epilogue: "I will tell the world."
Responsibility: Martin Gilbert.

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Sets the scene with a brief history of anti-Semitism prior to Hitler, and documents the horrors of the Holocaust from 1933 onward, in an incisive, interpretive account of the genocide of World War II.

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