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Defiance : the Bielski partisans

Author: Nechama Tec; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Bielski partisans operated in the forests of Belorussia, where they both fought the Nazis and attempted to rescue Jews. By 1944, they numbered 1,200 persons, and constituted the largest Jewish rescue operation in occupied Europe.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tec, Nechama.
Defiance.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)747117326
Named Person: Tuvia Bielski; Tuvia Bielski; Tuvia Bielski; Tuvia Bielski
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nechama Tec; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0195075951 9780195075953 0195093909 9780195093902
OCLC Number: 26858139
Awards: Short-listed for Heathrow Travel Product Award: Travel Read, Non-Fiction 2009
Description: xiii, 276 pages : map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Before the War --
The Russian Occupation --
The German Invasion --
The Beginning of the Bielski Otriad --
Escapes from the Ghetto --
The Partisan Network --
Rescue or Resistance --
Eluding the Enemy --
The "Big Hunt," --
Building a Forest Community --
The Emergence of New Social Arrangements --
The Fate of Women --
Keeping Order --
The End of the Otriad --
From Self-Preservation to Rescue.
Responsibility: Nechama Tec.
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A riveting history of a group of Jewish fighters who fought for the survival and rescue of other Jews in western Belorussia and who would number more than 1,200 Jews by 1944 - the largest armed  Read more...

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