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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In October 1939, the German embassy in Geneva reported to Berlin that a Polish
exile circle in Switzerland, hostile to Si- ... However, Joachim von Ribbentrop, the
German foreign minister, ordered the contact between the Poles and Germans ...
the Poles under German occupation, 1939-1944 Richard C. Lukas. Immediately
after the Katyri affair, the Germans made more serious efforts to get Polish
officials to cooperate with them. Capitalizing on their charges against the
Bolsheviks for ...
the Poles under German occupation, 1939-1944 Richard C. Lukas. In Palestine,
there were a number of anti-Polish Jews whom the Soviets exploited to spread
Polonophobic and pro-Soviet propaganda to undermine the prestige and
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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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