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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In subordinating various groups, the leaders of the ZWZ/AK allowed them to keep
their identity. The process of integration evolved over a period of time, and it was
not unusual to have leaders of these formerly independent organizations ...
The Jewish leaders wanted retribution: "The cities of Germany ought to be
bombed mercilessly and with every bombing, leaflets should be dropped
informing the Germans fully of the fate of the Polish Jews, and we ought to
threaten the entire ...
One Polish leader involved in Zegota estimated that it cost 5,000,000 zlotys every
month to maintain 10,000 Jewish orphans. To free one Jew cost 6,000-15,000
zlotys.71 On its part the Jewish National Committee in Warsaw was critical 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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