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Crippa, Luca

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "Wilhelm Brasse: "I looked death in the eyes. I did it fifty thousand times..." When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, photographer Wilhelm Brasse was sent to Auschwitz. His inability to condone the Third Reich and swear allegiance to Hitler landed him at one of the deadliest concentration camps of WWII. There, he was forced to record the camp's atrocities. From 1940-1945, Brasse took more than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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Pogozhev, Andre♯Ư.

Summary: This book is the remarkable memoir of a Red Army soldier who was imprisoned at Auschwitz, undergoing the daily brutality of the camp as it assumed its sinister shape in the countryside of Poland, yet who escaped the horrors to fully recount his experience.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Casemate 2007

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Sussman, Jeffrey

Summary: "This book shares the remarkable stories of boxers who had to fight for their lives while incarcerated in Nazi concentration camps. Alongside their stories are accounts of prisoners who resisted their captors and escaped the camps and those who sought revenge against the Nazis, creating a well-rounded portrait of those who fought against Nazi rule"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 SUS

Eisen, Max

Summary: This autobiography of Canadian Max Eisen details the rural Hungarian deportations to Auschwitz-Birkenau, back-breaking slave labour in Auschwitz I, the infamous 'death march' of January 1945, the painful aftermath of liberation, and a journey of physical and psychological healing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EISEN, MAX EIS

Greenfield, Martin

Summary: "He's been called 'America's greatest living tailor' and 'the most interesting man in the world.' Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face to face with 'Angel of Death' Dr. Joseph Mengele and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a Salem Communications Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENFIELD, MARTIN GRE

Moorehead, Caroline.

Summary: Caroline Moorehead draws on interviews with these women and their families. German, French, and Polish archives, and World War II resistance organization documents to uncover a dark chapter of history that offers an inspiring portrait of ordinary people, of bravery and survival, and of the remarkable, enduring power of female friendship.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 MOO

Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEY

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 921 Leyson 2013

Fairweather, Jack

Summary: "Occupied Warsaw, Summer 1940: Witold Pilecki, a Polish underground operative, accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands interned at a new concentration camp, report on Nazi crimes, raise a secret army, and stage an uprising. The name of the camp -- Auschwitz. Over the next two and half years, and under the cruelest of conditions, Pilecki's underground sabotaged facilities,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 PIL

Waisman, Robert

Summary: "A powerful memoir about a Holocaust survivor who was deemed hopeless-and the rehabilitation center that gave him and other teen boys the chance to learn how to live again"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAI

Schlesak, Dieter

Summary: "A harrowing novel about surviving in Auschwitz and the nature of evil"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.53 LEY

Levi, Primo.

Summary: "While awaiting return home in a Russian-administered holding camp in Katowice, Poland, in 1945, Primo Levi, along with his friend, the doctor Leonardo De Benedetti, was asked to provide a report on living conditions in Auschwitz for the Russian authorities. Published the following year, it was then forgotten and has until now remained unknown to a wider public. Here, it is published for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 LEV

Levi, Primo.

Summary: First published in English in 1965, The Reawakening is Primo Levi's bestselling sequel to his classic memoir of the Holocaust, Survival in Auschwitz. The inspiring story of Levi's liberation from the German death camp in January 1945 by the Red Army, it tells of his strange and eventful journey home to Italy by way of the Soviet Union, Hungary, and Romania. Levi's railway travels take him...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 LEV

Bartlett, Karen

Summary: "Architects of Death tells the astonishing story of how the gas chambers and crematoria that facilitated the murder and incineration of more than one million people in the Holocaust were designed not by the Nazi SS, but by a small respectable family firm of German engineers. Topf and Sons designed and built the crematoria at the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buchenwald, Belzec,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 BAR

Kraus, Otto B.

Summary: Alex Ehren is poet, a prisoner, and a teacher in block 31 in Auschwitz-Birkenau, also known as the Children's Block. He spends his days trying to survive and illegally giving lessons to his young charges, all while shielding them as best he can from the impossible horrors of the camp. But trying to teach the children is not the only illicit activity that Alex is involved in. Alex is keeping a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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Bornstein, Michael

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Summary: In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother's arms. Here is the unforgettable story of how a father's courageous wit, a mother's fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved Michael's life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2017

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Dando-Collins, Stephen

Summary: "Oflag 64, a World War II prisoner of war (POW) camp based in Schubin, Poland, was speculated to be one of the only POW camps set up exclusively for U.S. Army ground component officers. About 150 American officers lived in the camp in 1943, and by 1945, that number had expanded to 1,500. When the German commandant Colonel Fritz Schneider received orders to march all of his prisoners to west...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 DAN

Marrin, Albert

Summary: A Polish Jew on the eve of World War II, Janusz Korczak turned down opportunities for escape in order to stand by the children in his orphanage as they became confined to the Warsaw Ghetto. Dressing them in their Sabbath finest, he led their march to the trains and ultimately perished with his children in Treblinka. Marrin examines not just Korczak's life but his ideology of children: that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 KOR

Russell, Jan Jarboe

Summary: The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II; where thousands of families, many US citizens, were incarcerated. From 1942 to 1948, trains delivered thousands of civilians from the United States and Latin America to Crystal City, Texas, a small desert town at the southern tip of Texas. The trains carried Japanese,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 RUS

Dwork, Deborah.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 DWO

Hesse, Monica

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Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HES

Bornstein, Michael

Summary: "The incredible true story of Michael Bornstein--who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from Auschwitz--and of his family"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

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Atria, Travis

Summary: "By the 1930s, Briggs was considered "the Louis Armstrong of Paris," and was the peer of the greatest names of his time, from Josephine Baker to Django Reinhardt. In 1940, he was arrested and sent to the prison camp at Saint Denis. Based on groundbreaking research and including unprecedented access to Briggs's oral memoir, this is a crucial document of jazz history, a fast-paced epic, and an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRIGGS, ARTHUR BRI

Jaku, Eddie

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed on 9 November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald, then in Auschwitz, then on the Nazi death march. He lost family, friends, his country. Because he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAK

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