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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Even children under sixteen years of age were vulnerable to the death penalty for
making anti-German statements or simply demonstrating what the Germans
described as a "hostile mentality." A Pole could and often was shot for not making
The consequence of his death was a flood of arrests and twenty-one executions
of Polish hostages by the Germans. The assassinations of Sym and other well-
known collaborators by the underground did not always meet with the approval of
His refusal to do so allegedly resulted in his death. 129. Irving, Accident: Death of
General Sikorski, AAff., 106-07, 125ff., 131, 144, 167, 175-77; proceedings of
Court of Inquiry of Investigation, 7 July 1943, Air 2/9234, PRO. Irving concludes: ...
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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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