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Karski, Jan 1914-2000

Overview
Works: 149 works in 385 publications in 9 languages and 6,726 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vPolish  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Oral histories  Interviews  Historical films  Biography  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: D802.P6, 943.8
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Story of a secret state by Jan Karski( Book )

43 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first account--by an eyewitness and participant--of Europe's toughest underground state. The Republic carried on under the noses of the Gestapo as a democratic organization, ready for the liberation."--Jacket
The Great Powers & Poland, 1919-1945 : from Versailles to Yalta by Jan Karski( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Span style=""line-height:13pt""> This definitive study provides a comprehensive diplomatic history of Poland during the most seminal period in its existence, when its destiny lay in the hands of France, Great Britain, and the United States. Although sovereign in principle, Poland was little more than an object of the Great Powers' politics and rapidly changing relationships from the end of WWI to the end of WWII. Enriched by unique anecdotes and archival material, the book ends with Poland's tragic abandonment by the West into the hands of the Soviet Union
Shoah( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a decade in the making, this monumental investigation of the unthinkable: the murder of more than six million Jews by the Nazis. Using no archival footage, Claude Lanzmann instead focuses on first-person testimonies (of survivors and former Nazis, and other witnesses), employing a circular, free-associative method in assembling them. The intellectual yet emotionally overwhelming Shoah is not a film about excavating the past but an intensive portrait in which the past is always present
Mein Bericht an die Welt : Geschichte eines Staates im Untergrund by Jan Karski( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mon témoignage devant le monde histoire d'un État clandestin by Jan Karski( Book )

17 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in French and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Karski (1914-2000), membre de la résistance polonaise pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, décrit l'organisation des mouvements de résistance en Pologne et raconte comment en 1942, au péril de sa vie, il pénétra clandestinement dans le ghetto de Varsovie et informa les autorités alliées et les organisations juives sur l'extermination des Juifs menée par les nazis dans son pays
Mijn bericht aan de wereld by Jan Karski( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persoonlijke ervaringen van een Poolse verzetsstrijder tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog
Wielkie mocarstwa wobec Polski 1919-1945 : od Wersalu do Jałty by Jan Karski( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Polish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zygielbojm's death by Dźamila Ankiewicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Polish and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video tells the story of Szmul Arthur Zygielbojm, an important member of Warsaw's Jewish Bund prior to the Nazi occupation. After trying unsuccessfully to enlist aid for Poland from other countries, Zygielbojm committed suicide in 1943. The story is told by Szmul's brother Reuven, who travels to modern day Warsaw and London to explore the incidents leading up to Szmul's suicide
Tajne państwo : opowieść o polskim podziemiu by Jan Karski( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Polish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karski was a young diplomat when war broke out in 1939 with Hitler's invasion of Poland. Taken prisoner by the Soviet Red Army, which had simultaneously invaded from the East, Karski narrowly escaped the subsequent Katyn Forest Massacre. He became a member of the Polish Underground, the most significant resistance movement in occupied Europe, acting as a liaison and courier between the Underground and the Polish government-in-exile. He was twice smuggled into the Warsaw Ghetto, and entered the Nazi's Izbica transit camp disguised as a guard, witnessing first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust
Shoah by Claude Lanzmann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a decade in the making, this monumental investigation of the unthinkable: the murder of more than six million Jews by the Nazis. Using no archival footage, Claude Lanzmann instead focuses on first-person testimonies (of survivors and former Nazis, and other witnesses), employing a circular, free-associative method in assembling them. The intellectual yet emotionally overwhelming SHOAH is not a film about excavating the past but an intensive portrait in which the past is always present
Shoah( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a decade in the making, this monumental investigation of the unthinkable: the murder of more than six million Jews by the Nazis. Using no archival footage, Claude Lanzmann instead focuses on first-person testimonies (of survivors and former Nazis, and other witnesses), employing a circular, free-associative method in assembling them. The intellectual yet emotionally overwhelming Shoah is not a film about excavating the past but an intensive portrait in which the past is always present
Dzieci żydowskie w klasztorach : udział żeńskich zgromadzeń zakonnych w akcji ratowania dzieci żydowskich w Polsce w latach 1939-1945 by Ewa Kurek( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Polish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La mia testimonianza davanti al mondo : storia di uno Stato segreto by Jan Karski( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tajna dyplomacja Churchilla i Roosevelta w sprawie Polski : 1940-1945 by Jan Karski( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in Polish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de un Estado clandestino by Jan Karski( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras la invasión alemana de Polonia, el gobierno polaco se instala en el exilio. El joven Jan Kozielewski (Jan Karski) recibe la importante misión de hacer de correo entre este gobierno y la resistencia interior. Comienza así una trepidante historia de espionaje, detenciones, lealtad y camaradería que le llevará a recorrer Europa en plena guerra, y que termina con una sorprendente visita al gueto de Varsovia y el descubrimiento, al entrar clandestinamente en un campo de concentración, de la existencia del terrible plan de asesinato sistemático del pueblo judío; un plan que él mismo se encargaría de denunciar por primera vez al mundo ante oídos incrédulos. El libro, escrito por su autor sólo un año después de sus extraordinarias aventuras, recoge, con una enorme capacidad narrativa, todos los detalles e historias que le sobrevinieron. En palabras del propio Karski: El autor no cuenta más que lo que él mismo ha vivido, visto y escuchado
Karski and the Lords of Humanity( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and Polish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karski & The Lords of Humanity is a feature-length partially animated documentary project. The film tells the story of a member of the Polish underground who acted as a courier during World War II and whose most prominent mission was to inform the Allied powers of Nazi crimes against the Jews of Europe in an effort to prevent the Holocaust. Jan Karski infiltrated the Warsaw Ghetto and a Transit Camp and carried his dreadful eye-witness report of the atrocities to Britain and the United States, hoping that it would shake the conscience of the powerful leaders or - as Karski would call them - the Lords of Humanity
Der Karski-Bericht eine Fortschreibung von "Shoah"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polska powinna stać się pomostem między narodami Europy Zachodniej i jej wschodnimi sąsiadami by Jan Karski( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in Polish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ioannes Karski

Jan Karski militare polacco

Jan Karski polnischer Offizier und Kurier der Polnischen Heimatarmee

Jan Karski Pools auteur

Jan Karski prawnik, dyplomata, wykładowca akademicki, polski kurier czasów II wojny światowej

Jan Karski résistant polonais durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale

Karski, J.

Karski Kozielewski, Jan, 1914-2000

Karski Kozielewski, Jan Romuald, 1914-2000

Karskij, Ân

Karskis Janas

Karusuki, Yan

Kozielewski Jan

Kozielewski, Jan 1914-2000

Kozielewski, Jan Karski, 1914-2000

Kozielewski, Jan Romuald.

Kozielewski, Jan Romuald, 1914-2000

Kozielewski-Karski Jan 1914-2000

Kruszewski, 1914-2000

Kucharski, 1914-2000

Kwaśniewski, 1914-2000

Piasecki, 1914-2000

Qarsqiy, Yan

Witold 1914-2000

Znamierowski, 1914-2000

Козелевский, Ян Ромуальд

Ян Карски

Ян Карский участник польского движения Сопротивления, Праведник мира

Ян Карський

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יאן קרסקי לוחם מחתרת פולני בזמן מלחמת העולם השנייה, אשר נשלח לספר לבעלות הברית המערביות על המחתרת הפולנית ועל השמדת היהודים בשואה בשנת 1942

קארסקי, יאן

קרסקי, יאן

קרסקי, ין, 1914-2000

یان کارسکی

カルスキ, ヤン

コジェレフスキ, ヤン

ヤン・カルスキ

Languages
English (98)

Polish (83)

French (28)

German (19)

Spanish (6)

Italian (3)

Hebrew (2)

Dutch (2)

Japanese (1)