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Gens, Jacob 1903-1943

Works: 6 works in 9 publications in 2 languages and 507 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives‡vJewish  Personal narratives 
Classifications: DS135.P63, 940.531503924
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Publications about Jacob Gens
Most widely held works about Jacob Gens
    The pavement of hell by Leonard Tushnet( Book )
    3 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and French and held by 416 libraries worldwide
    Dotyczy Żydów w Polsce w czasie II wojny światowej
    The three tragic heroes of the Vilnius Ghetto : Witenberg, Sheinbaum, Gens by N. N Shneidman( Book )
    2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
    The catastrophic position of the Judenrate : self-serving collaborators or honorable martyrs? by Meghan Kerry Waldow( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    The pavement of hell : 3 leaders of the Judenrat by Leonard Tushnet( Book )
    1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Abram Z. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1972) by Abram Z.( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Videotape testimony of Abram Z., who was born in Vilna, Poland in 1924. He recalls the flourishing Jewish culture; his father's Bund activities; the outbreak of war in 1939; his parents sending him to Pinsk; meeting Bund leaders including Victor Erlich; returning to Vilna; Soviet occupation; his father's arrest (he never saw him again); a pogrom when Lithuania became independent; German invasion in June 1941; hiding when Lithuanians began killing Jews; going to a forced labor camp outside of Vilna to avoid mass killings; bringing his mother there; returning to the Vilna ghetto; organization of schools, social services, and cultural events; becoming head of a youth organization; establishing a resistance group; smuggling in weapons; their decision not to fight in 1943, fearing reprisals against their families; his farewell to his mother; escaping through the sewers; hiding in a forest; joining Soviet and Lithuanian partisans; sabotage; execution of German POWs; destroying a Polish village of collaborators; fighting with the Soviet Army to liberate Vilna; being discharged from the Soviet Army with help from Jewish officers; moving to Łódź; marriage in Paris; and emigrating to Australia in 1948. Mr. Z. discusses many incidents of Jewish resistance; having a better understanding of Jacob Gens, head of the Judenrat, as he became older; and conflicts between the Judenrat and the resistance
    The moral ambivalence of Jacob Gens, chief of the Vilna Ghetto 1941-1943 by Sarah Stennett Goudge( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
English (8)
French (1)
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