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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Many of them died . The episode shocked European public opinion . A short time
later , in retribution for the killing of two policemen , 107 innocent men , mostly
intellectuals , were killed , even though the offenders were known to the police .
Out of a total of 10 , 017 secular clergy in Poland in 1939 , 1 , 811 died during the
war ; 47 as a consequence , entire districts had no priests to serve the people .
Poznań , which had a population of 200 , 000 people with thirty churches and ...
... Mieczyslaw Wolski to construct an underground shelter and for his part in
giving refuge to 34 Jews living in that shelter ; he died in unknown circumstances
and was posthumously awarded the medal “ Righteous Among the Nations " ( cf .
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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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FOREWORD by Norman Davies ix
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