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- The History Press 2014; US$ 27.69
In November 1938 about 30,000 German Jewish men had been taken to concentration camps where they were subject to torture, starvation and arbitrary death. This book tells the remarkable story of how the grandees of Anglo Jewry persuaded the British Government to allow them to establish a transit camp in Sandwich, in East Kent, to which up to 4,000... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32
The rescue of the Danish Jews from Nazi persecution in October 1943 is a unique exception to the tragic history of the Holocaust. Within a few weeks some 7,000 people managed to escape, leaving the German occupation forces in Denmark almost empty handed. What made this possible? Who rescued the Jews and who enabled their rescue? What was the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.99
Die Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (KPD) war einer der schärfsten Feinde des deutschen Faschismus. Dennoch scheiterte der kommunistische Widerstand, trotz seiner Größe und einiger lokaler Erfolge, im Zeitraum von 1933 bis 1945 auf ganzer Linie. Richard Stoenescu zeigt eindrücklich, warum die Gründe für das Scheitern nicht erst nach dem Machtantritt... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Hundreds of German-speaking film professionals took refuge in Hollywood during the 1930s and 1940s, making a lasting contribution to American cinema. Hailing from Austria, Hungary, Poland, Russia, and the Ukraine, as well as Germany, and including Ernst Lubitsch, Fred Zinnemann, Billy Wilder, and Fritz Lang, these multicultural, multilingual writers... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2014; US$ 14.99
The explosive story of America's secret post-WWII science programs, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51 In the chaos following World War II, the U.S. government faced many difficult decisions, including what to do with the Third Reich's scientific minds. These were the brains behind the Nazis' once-indomitable war machine.... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
No recent work of history has generated as much interest as Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners. Purporting to solve the mystery of the Nazi holocaust, Goldhagen maintains that ordinary Germans were driven by fanatical anti-Semitism to murder the Jews. An immediate national best-seller, the book went on to create an international... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 16.20
Sabina Wolanski was just 12 years old when her home town in Poland was invaded by Nazis. In her diary, along with innocent adolescent longings, she recorded what happened next: the humiliations and terrors, the murder of her beloved family and the startling story of her own survival. Leaving Europe after the war, Sabina forged a new life in Australia,... more...
- PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 3.99
This short e-book, adapted from Noah Charney's book Stealing the Mystic Lamb , tells the dramatic story of the rescue of The Ghent Altarpiece from Nazi pillagers. As the Nazis stormed across Europe during the Second World War, hundreds of thousands of artworks disappeared in their wake. A group of Allied officers set off on the trail of Europe?s... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95
In the Shadow of Hitler is the first comprehensive state study of how southern Jews—and non-Jews—dealt with the coming of the Good War and the Nazi persecution of European Jews. In 1982, the Orthodox congregation of Ahavas Chesed in Mobile, Alabama, reconsecrated a Torah scroll from the Altneuschule in Prague, Czechoslovakia, that... more...
- Halban 2014; US$ 13.11
Like Anne Frank, Hilde Jacobsthal was born in Germany and brought up in Amsterdam, where the two families became close. Unlike Anne Frank, she survived the war, and Otto Frank was to become godfather to Rita, her first daughter. “I am the child of a woman who survived the Holocaust not by the skin of her teeth but heroically. This book tells the... more...