The Forgotten Holocaust: The Poles Under German Occupation, 1939-1944
The revised edition includes a short history of ZEGOTA, the underground government organisation 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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121 Obviously , the arrests and executions of ZWZIAK officers created shortages
of people to fill leadership positions , a condition that Rowecki understandably
deplored . Prior to the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising in August 1944 , the AK ...
... to 86 officers and 6 , 535 noncommissioned officers and men . They included :
Police Group ( Posen ) : 45 officers ; 2 , 695 NCOs and men . Kamiński Brigade :
1 , 700 NCOs and men . Dirlewanger Brigade : 16 officers ; 865 NCOs and men .
The Gestapo officers threatened that the whole village would be punished if
Rogozinskis didn ' t show up . The intimidated inhabitants of the village gave
them away to the Germans . Both of them were killed on 15 January 1943 ( cf .
473 , 543 ) ...
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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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