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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He also asked for the release of thousands of Polish soldiers interned in Soviet
prison camps. At first, the Soviets ... The most controversial issue in the
negotiations was the question of Poland's frontier with the Soviet Union. The
Poles wanted ...
Rowecki's plan even presupposed the contingency of a German- Russian conflict
and speculated on what the Soviet ... As has been seen, a year before the
Germans invaded the Soviet Union, Sikorski looked toward establishing some
sort of ...
help form and supply a Polish army in the Soviet Union under the command of
General Wtadystaw Anders. In only a matter of weeks, Anders succeeded in
organizing two divisions. Though officially committed to establish the Polish army
in the ...
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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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