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The Holocaust : frequently asked questions

Author: Avraham Milgram; Robert Rozett
Publisher: Jerusalem : Yad Vashem, the Holocaust martyrs' and heroes' remembrance authority : The Knesset, the Israeli Parliamentary Association for Holocaust Remembrance and aid to survivors, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A pamphlet presenting basic information about the Holocaust, organized in the form of 32 questions and answers. They relate, among other topics, to the Nazi anti-Jewish policies of 1933-39, the refugee crisis, the conditions in the ghettos and concentration camps, the mass murder of Jews by the Einsatzgruppen and in death camps, Jewish resistance, international reactions to these events, the rescue of Jews,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Miscellanées
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holocaust.
Jerusalem : Yad Vashem ; Knesset, 2005
(OCoLC)607774649
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avraham Milgram; Robert Rozett
ISBN: 9653082531 9789653082533
OCLC Number: 62587819
Description: 44 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
What is the Holocaust? --
Why is the Holocaust so important to us? Is the Holocaust a singular event in history? --
Who were other victims of Nazism? How was their fate similar to and different from the fate of the Jews? --
When and how did the Nazis come to power? --
How did the Nazis treat the Jews during the first years after they came to power? --
What was Kristallnacht? --
How did the Jews in Nazi Germany respond to their persecution before the war? --
Why couldn't more Jews leave Europe before the war began? --
To which countries did the Jews of the Reich emigrate before the outbreak of the war? --
When and how did the Nazis decide to murder the Jews under their control? --
What were the largest ghettos, how many Jews were concentrated in them, and when were they liquidated? --
What conditions prevailed in the ghettos? --
How did the Jews cope with the conditions in the ghettos? --
What were the Einsatzgruppen, and what was their role in the murder of the Jews? --
Which German units took part in the murder of the Jews? --
What were the gas vans? When and where were they used? --
Who built the gas chambers? What kind of gas was used to kill Jews there, and who provided it? --
What were the concentration camps? When did they start to function, and what was their purpose? --
What were the extermination camps? When did they start to function, and what was their purpose? --
What were the death marches? --
What role did German-dominated governments play in the murder of Jews? --
How did the Nazis try to hide their atrocities? --
When did the world learn about the Holocaust? How did information reach the free world? --
Why didn't the Allies bomb Auschwitz-Birkenau? --
What were the Jewish Councils (Judenrate)? --
How did Jews resist the Nazis' murderous assault? --
What was the nature of Jewish armed resistance? --
Are there instances during the Holocaust where Jews under Nazi domination rescued other Jews? --
Who are the "Righteous Among the Nations?" --
What were the displaced persons (DP) camps, and how many Jews resided in them after the war? --
What is "Holocaust denial"? --
How was the murder of the Jews humanly possible?
Responsibility: edited by Avraham milgram and Robert Rozett.

Abstract:

A pamphlet presenting basic information about the Holocaust, organized in the form of 32 questions and answers. They relate, among other topics, to the Nazi anti-Jewish policies of 1933-39, the refugee crisis, the conditions in the ghettos and concentration camps, the mass murder of Jews by the Einsatzgruppen and in death camps, Jewish resistance, international reactions to these events, the rescue of Jews, Holocaust memory, and Holocaust denial.

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