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 deportations, which reached a high point in 1940, were conducted under
appalling conditions; people were forced into cattle cars and in the freezing
weather of the winter of 1939-40 transferred to the General Government where
But those Polish nationals who willingly registered, especially those in the
General Government where most Poles were not forced to do so, were branded
traitors, and the rules of resistance were applied against them.103 As the war ...
Sometimes the authorities forcibly removed a child from the family if the parents
had been arrested, deported to a concentration camp, or forced to labor in
Germany; in these cases, children were taken away even if they lived with
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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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