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People in Auschwitz

Author: Hermann Langbein
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press : Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, cop. 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People in Auschwitz is very different from other works on the most infamous of Nazi annihilation centers. Langbein's account is a scrupulously scholarly achievement interwining his own experiences  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Langbein
ISBN: 0807828165 9780807828168
OCLC Number: 439680399
Description: xvi, 549 str. : ilustr. ; 23 cm
Contents: Author's rationale --
The camp and its jargon --
The history of the extermination camp --
Numbers --
The prisoners --
Under the power of the camp --
The Muselmann --
The inmate and death --
Music and games --
Canada --
The VIPs --
Jewish VIPs --
Creating accomplices --
The Sonderkommando --
The inmate infirmary --
Those born in Auschwitz --
Resistance --
The jailers --
The guards --
People, not devils --
The commandant --
SS leaders --
Physicians in the SS --
Dr. Wirths --
Subordinates of the SS leaders --
Sexuality --
Reactions of human nature --
Frank and Pestek --
Civilians in Auschwitz --
Afterward --
Inmates after liberation --
SS members after the war --
Conclusion and warning.
Other Titles: Menschen in Auschwitz
Responsibility: Hermann Langbein ; translated by Harry Zohn ; foreword by Henry Friedlander.
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The preparation of this classic for the English-speaking world makes one of the most important and powerful survivor accounts of Auschwitz accessible to the West, and introduces general readers to Read more...

 
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