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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... who even looked suspicious. The first street executions in Warsaw began on
October 16, 1943, taking the lives of twenty-five people. After that, this type of
execution occurred every few days until February 15, 1944, when following the
As indicated, the underground gave wide publicity to the executions of
blackmailers in order to deter others from ... 1943, the Directorate of Underground
Struggle announced the execution of the notorious Tadeusz Karcz for betraying
Jews to ...
BARGLIK, Stefan, living in Tokarnia, Cracow prov., shot on the strength of the
special court verdict of the SS and Police Commander (Standgericht) in Cracow
for "fostering Jews and rendering shelter to them"; execution of the verdict was ...
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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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