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.
Results 1-3 of 31
42 At the same time, Polish military representatives in Washington presented an
aide-memoire to the American chief of staff, George Marshall, asking the Army Air
Forces to bomb German settlements in eastern Poland in retaliation for what ...
The echo of the bombs which fell two nights running on Berlin had without any
doubt sped through Poland with a breath ... and her capital, Warsaw.47 Even
though the British never formally approved of reprisal bombing by the RAF,
clared: "The Polish underground leaders . . . requested regular bombing missions
to destroy all railroad lines leading to extermination camps in order to prevent
further transports from the ghettoes." Jewish leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto, Leon
What people are saying - Write a review
The forgotten Holocaust: the Poles under German occupation, 1939-1944User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
Good read. Wife is a history freak. Read full review