The Forgotten Holocaust: The Poles Under German Occupation, 1939-1944
"There is no doubt that from the very beginning of their occupation the Nazis were intent on destroying Poland as a nation, and in his absorbing account of wartime Poland, Richard Lucas outlines the variety of means that they employed for the purpose." --The New York Review of Books "A superior work." --Library Journal "An eloquent, gripping account." --Publisher's Weekly "Lukas tells the story with an outrage properly contained within the framework of a scholarly narrative." --Washington Post
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Even children under sixteen years of age were vulnerable to the death penalty for making anti - German statements or simply demonstrating what the Germans described as a " hostile mentality . " A Pole could and often was shot for not ...
The consequence of his death was a flood of arrests and twenty - one executions of Polish hostages by the Germans . The assassinations of Sym and other well - known collaborators by the underground did not always meet with the approval ...
Moreover , the Directorate of Civil Resistance only controlled civil underground courts ; the ZWZIAK also condemned people to death and executed a very large number of them . In addition , a large number of informers were liquidated by ...
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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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