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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92 The majority of Poles , panic stricken that they would be exterminated as the
Jews had been in similar deportation operations , abandoned their homes and
property and fled to the forests . In one village , only two people remained ; the ...
In the spring of 1940 , Rowecki created the Union for Revenge ( Związek Odwetu
) , which was responsible for conducting sabotage , diversionary , and reprisal
operations against the Germans not only in the General Government but also in ...
Moreover , German reprisals for underground operations risked losing the
support of the people and even played into the hands of those wanting to
collaborate with the enemy . Following the Polish defeat by the Germans in
September 1939 ...
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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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