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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shouted the local peasant leader (Bauernfuhrer), who is also an officer of the SS.
In the stables I saw an amazing sight. Only two horses were there, and two cows
instead of eight. When we went into the pigsty we found there only two sows ...
122 Initially, the economic policy of the Germans toward the Polish peasantry
was not to interfere with their land. Many farmers even thought conditions might
improve for them compared to their situation under the Sanacja, the prewar
twelve quintals from each hectare to be good; of that, the peasant maintained his
family on eight quintals and sold the remainder. But the Germans insisted the
peasant deliver six quintals per hectare. In the Cracow district, where peasants ...
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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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