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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His decree carried a rider which allowed the police to kill anyone on the spot who
even looked suspicious. The first street executions in Warsaw began on October
16, 1943, taking the lives of twenty-five people. After that, this type of execution ...
1 Underground authorities followed up their warnings about blackmailing Jews
and about Poles who aided them by executing the culprits and publicizing these
executions in the Polish clandestine press. Witold Bieri- kowski, the
As indicated, the underground gave wide publicity to the executions of
blackmailers in order to deter others from engaging in the contemptible practice.
The issues of the Biuletyn Informacyjny and the Rzeczpospolita Polska, official
organs of ...
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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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