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People in Auschwitz

Author: Hermann Langbein
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press : Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ℗♭2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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People in Auschwitz is very different from other works on the most infamous of Nazi annihilation centers. Langbein's account is a scrupulously scholarly achievement interwining his own experiences with quotations from other inmates, SS guards and administrators, civilian industry and military personnel, and official documents.
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Langbein, Hermann, 1912-1995.
People in Auschwitz.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press : Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ℗♭2004
(DLC) 2003020485
(OCoLC)53045244
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Langbein
ISBN: 0807863637 9780807863633
OCLC Number: 1159190354
Language Note: In English, translated from German.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 549 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Author's rationale --
The camp and its jargon --
The history of the extermination camp --
Numbers --
The prisoners --
Under the power of the camp --
The Muselmann --
The inmate and death --
Music and games --
Canada --
The VIPs --
Jewish VIPs --
Creating accomplices --
The Sonderkommando --
The inmate infirmary --
Those born in Auschwitz --
Resistance --
The jailers --
The guards --
People, not devils --
The commandant --
SS leaders --
Physicians in the SS --
Dr. Wirths --
Subordinates of the SS leaders --
Sexuality --
Reactions of human nature --
Frank and Pestek --
Civilians in Auschwitz --
Afterward --
Inmates after liberation --
SS members after the war --
Conclusion and warning.
Other Titles: Menschen in Auschwitz.
Responsibility: Hermann Langbein ; translated by Harry Zohn ; foreword by Henry Friedlander.

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People in Auschwitz is very different from other works on the most infamous of Nazi annihilation centers. Langbein's account is a scrupulously scholarly achievement interwining his own experiences with quotations from other inmates, SS guards and administrators, civilian industry and military personnel, and official documents.

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