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The Union Kommando in Auschwitz : the Auschwitz munition factory through the eyes of its former slave laborers

Author: Lore Shelley
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, ©1996.
Series: Studies in the Shoah, v. 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the 'Union' munition factory in Auschwitz through the eyes of 36 former prisoners. Unlike arbitrarily collected testimony, these stories are actual eyewitness accounts of persons  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Union Kommando in Auschwitz.
Lanham : University Press of America, ©1996
(OCoLC)605198248
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lore Shelley
ISBN: 0761801944 9780761801948 0761801952 9780761801955
OCLC Number: 33335352
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Description: xviii, 421 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: PART ONE: THE CONVEYOR BELT SECTION --
Salomea (Guta) Baum --
Martha Becher --
Ruzena Holanova --
Gizella Mozes --
Flora Neumann --
Raizel Tabakman --
Dr. Inka Wajsbort --
PART TWO: THE CONTROL SECTION --
Herta Fuchs --
Ada Halperin --
Betty Lissing --
Lotte S. --
Paula Stern --
Ella Shiber --
PART THREE: THE GUN POWDER ROOM --
Eugenie Langer --
Isle Michel --
Mala Weinstein --
PART FOUR: THE MACHINE SHOP --
Dr. Israel Gutmann --
Herman Haller --
Samuel Kestenbaum --
Yehuda Laufer --
Sandor Schwarcz --
PART FIVE: MISCELLANEOUS FACTORY SECTIONS --
The Fraise Machines: Hedi Sinberger & Lidia Vago --
The Press Machines: Dr. Etelka Tusa & Judith Chirvasuta --
The Female Thread Machines: Lilo Gombos --
The Stock Room: Chaya Kroin --
The Cleaning Squad: Clara Heymann --
The First Aid Station: Judith Newmann --
The Planning and Design Department: Dr. Jacques Stroumza --
The Office: Mira Schick --
Distribution of Measuring Gauges: Halina Olomucki --
PART FIVE: EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS BY AUSCHWITZ SURVIVORS WHO DID NOT WORK AT THE UNION --
Raya Kagan --
Noah Zabludowicz --
Maria Oyrzynska --
Marta Cige --
Dr. Erich Kulka.
Series Title: Studies in the Shoah, v. 13.
Responsibility: compiled, translated, and edited by Lore Shelley ; foreword by Dori Laub ; afterword by Israel Gutman.

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Thirty-five testimonies are united into a tapestry that reveals the inner dynamics of what happened at Auschwitz and why. For historians grappling with the phenomenon of resistance even in the shadow Read more...

 
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