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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Often the Poles repeated the saying, "As the sun rises, Sikorski gets closer," or
sang the ditty, "March, March, Sikorski from London to Poland." Despite the
negative view of most Poles toward the Sanacja, the memory of Pitsudski still
tugged the ...
To be sure, the commission was not entirely motivated by personal vindictiveness
; part of the reason also stemmed from Sikorski's conviction that he had to do
something to placate the anger of his countrymen against the Sanacja and
At the last moment, Raczkiewicz denied Sikorski the power to sign the agreement
, but he signed it anyway.26 The reaction to the treaty in Poland was reserved.
The Political Coordinating Committee, which represented the four major political
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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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