Spaniards in the Holocaust : Mauthausen, the horror on the Danube (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Spaniards in the Holocaust : Mauthausen, the horror on the Danube

Author: David Wingeate Pike; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Routledge/Cañada Blanch studies on contemporary Spain.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This important work focuses on the experience of the large Spanish contingent within the Mauthausen concentration camp, one of the least known but most terrible camps in Nazi Germany. Refugees from the repercussions of the Civil War, 7,000 Spanish Republicans were arrested in France by the invading Nazis in the collapse of 1940. A microcosm of the experience of national prisoner communities, their story possesses a  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Wingeate Pike; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0415227801 9780415227803
OCLC Number: 42912455
Description: xxiv, 442 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The SS archipelago. 1. Captives in the Channel Islands. 2. Deported to the Stalags. 3. The Spaniards and the KZ universe. 4. Classification and stratification. 5. Opposing programmes: extenuation versus extermination. 6. Everyday life in the KZ. 7. Oranienburg, Buchenwald and Mauthausen compared. 8. The survival of the evidence --
pt. II. Mauthausen, Category Three. 1. The arrival. 2. The outer circle: the SS staff. 3. The inner circle: the Kapos. 4. The first Spanish contingents. 5. International friction and the brothel. 6. The Spaniards as seen by others. 7. The paradox of entertainment. 8. The Revier, antechamber of death. 9. The quarry and the 186 steps. 10. Local Kommandos. 11. The Nebenlager.
Series Title: Routledge/Cañada Blanch studies on contemporary Spain.
Responsibility: David Wingeate Pike.
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This important work focuses on the experience of the large Spanish contingent within the Mauthausen concentration camp, one of the least known but most terrible in Nazi Germany. An outstanding  Read more...

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