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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Nevertheless, the Sternbuch cable reinforced the truth of the deportations of the
Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto. It was remarkable that it took the Americans and
the British so long to confirm the truth of the Riegner message in view of the
One of the most controversial aspects of Polish-Jewish relations during World
War II concerns the role of the AK prior to and during the Warsaw Ghetto uprising
in April 1943. Prevailing historiography depicts the AK as a nest of anti-Semites ...
173, 236, 241 ; aid before and during Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1 74-80 passim.
266, 268; weapons, 176, 189, 208; fear of premature uprising in Warsaw, 177;
evacuation of Jews from Ghetto, 180; and Soviets, 182-84, 186, 244; and Warsaw
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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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