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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Since Nazi racial principles of blood and land had to be considered , people
were divided into four groups . The Germans placed Poles with desirable racial
characteristics in the first two categories and sent them to Łódź for racial
Except for longer reports describing the situation in Poland which had to be sent
abroad by courier , Polish military and civilian authorities sent shorter messages
by radio which were usually deciphered in a matter of days . The Polish ...
... three years later , that “ Wacław , ” one of several pseudonyms used by Henryk
Woliński , had been sent by Rowecki in July 1942 to establish contacts with
Jewish leaders in the ghetto and to offer AK support if the Jews decided to resist .
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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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