The forgotten Holocaust: the Poles under German occupation, 1939-1944
Since its first publication in 1986, this book has become a classic of World War II literature. As Norman Davies notes in his foreword to this edition, "Dr. Richard Lukas has rendered a valuable service, by showing that no one can properly analyze the fate of one ethnic community in occupied Poland without referring to the fates of others. In this sense, The Forgotten Holocaust is a powerful corrective." The revised edition includes a short history of ZEGOTA, the underground government organization working to save the Jews, and an annotated listing of many Poles executed by the Germans for trying to shelter and save Jews.
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... help to a Nazi agent, who pretended to be a Jewish fugitive; together with
Augustyniak in Paulinow died also: Zygmunt Dryga, Franciszek Kirylski, Jozef,
Ewa and Stanislaw Kotowski, Stanislaw Piwko, Jan Sliwinski, Aleksandra
GLONIAK, Jozef, 21, son, shot on 15 October 1943 together with 3 sheltered
Jews from Tyczyn. 147. GNIDULA, Jozef, 70, farmer, living in Majdan Nowy near
Ksiezpol, Zamogc prov., shot on 29 December 1942 with his cousin, Anna Margol
RUCHALA, Jozef, living in Librantowa near Nowy Sacz 519. RUCHALA,
Weronika, Jozef 's wife, shot for supplying food to Jews hiding in a forest. 520.
RUDECKA, Maria, 48, owner of an estate in Wodzislaw near Sedziszow, Kielce
prov., shot ...
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Though many nations were forced to endure Nazi tyranny during World War II, nowhere was its fury more devastating than in Poland. Poland suffered more than six million casualities and witnessed the ... Read full review
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