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Author: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [199-]-
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
Database:WorldCat
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This Web site is an on-line companion to a United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit that showcases the remarkable story of Polish-Jewish musician Wladyslaw Szpilman. The story of Szpilman is the foundation for the motion picture The pianist. Learn how hunger and hiding, resistance, conscious choices, and luck all played a role in the unlikely survival of Szpilman and the fate of hundreds of thousands of other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wladyslaw Szpilman; Władysław Szpilman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
OCLC Number: 439312060
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed June 9, 2003).
Target Audience: High School - Postsecondary.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: RealPlayer and Macromedia Flash Player.
Contents: Warsaw --
Spiritual resistance in the ghettos --
Music of the Holocaust (online exhibit) --
Warsaw ghetto uprising --
Warsaw ghetto uprising (special focus) --
Deportations to and from the Warsaw ghetto --
Polish victims --
Days of remembrance 2003 : for your freedom and ours --
Leah Hammerstein Silverstein --
Abraham Lewent --
Fall of Warsaw : Warsaw, Poland September 1939 (view historical film footage) --
Warsaw ghetto (view animated map).
Responsibility: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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This Web site is an on-line companion to a United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit that showcases the remarkable story of Polish-Jewish musician Wladyslaw Szpilman. The story of Szpilman is the foundation for the motion picture The pianist. Learn how hunger and hiding, resistance, conscious choices, and luck all played a role in the unlikely survival of Szpilman and the fate of hundreds of thousands of other Jews under Nazi control in Warsaw.

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