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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The Luftwaffe went out of its way to bomb and strafe civilians, repeatedly using
incendiary bombs, releasing bombs among peasants working in fields, and
hawking traffic along highways. No target was spared; sanitariums, apartment
Civilian resistance to the Germans was widespread and involved virtually the
entire Polish population. Every Pole was expected to follow a code of conduct in
dealing with the Germans, and underground authorities established an agency ...
Little wonder that the Poles distrusted subsequent German offers concerning
evacuation of civilians and the initiation of surrender talks. On their part the Poles
summarily executed all SS and police men. If an SS man knew he was fated to be
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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
Good read. Wife is a history freak. Read full review