Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp by Yisrael Gutman

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Leading scholars from the United States, Israel, Poland, and other European countries provide the first comprehensive account of what took place at the Auschwitz death camp. Principal sections of the book address the institutional history of the camp, the technology and dimensions of the genocide carried out there, the profiles of the perpetrators and the lives of the inmates, underground resistance and escapes, and what the outside world knew about Auschwitz and when.

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Yitzhak Arad has written numerous books including "The Pictorial History of the Holocaust," Yisrael Gutman is a coeditor of "Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp," Abraham Margaliot taught at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Introducer Steven T. Katz is a professor of religion and the director of the Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University. Michael Berenbaum is the director of the Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics at American Jewish University, where he is also a professor of Jewish Studies. He is the author of several books, including "A Promise to Remember: The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of Its Survivors".
Published June 1, 1994 by Indiana University Press. 638 pages
Genres: History, Travel, War, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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 An immensely wide and deep collection of reports on the infrastructure, operation, population, and history of the Auschwitz death-camp complex.

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Hermann Langbein, a former prisoner himself, recounts prisoner efforts at resistance, ranging from smuggling medicine supplied by the Polish underground to the only major rebellion in the camp's history, the blowing up of a crematorium, which ``cannot be exactly recounted.'' David Wyman argues th...

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