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Eischeid, Susan J.

Summary: This gripping account of the highest-ranked woman in the Third Reich who, as Head Overseer of the women's camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, was personally responsible for the murder, torture and suffering of countless prisoners, explores how she became to embody the very worst of humanity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2024

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Summary: Perl spent WWII in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz. Hoping to leave her nightmares behind her after the liberation, she applies for American citizenship in 1946. However, she is hauled into military court to explain how much she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at the camp....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA OUT

Taylor, Eva

Summary: Drawing on an astonishing archive of letters, which revealed life during wartime, a true story follows a beautiful, young Dutch resistance fighter and underground war hero who spent two years in three concentration camps during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZUUR, SABINE TAY

Crippa, Luca

1 hold on 1 copy

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRASSE, WILHELM CRI

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Experience the events that followed the Sobibor death camp prisoner's decision to escape. Readers will discover a powerful story of human courage and mankind's fierce will to live."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 YOM

Schlesak, Dieter

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2021

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

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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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

Teege, Jennifer

Summary: "The memoir of a German-Nigerian woman who learns that her grandfather was the brutal Nazi commandant depicted [by Ralph Fiennes] in Schindler's List, Amon Goeth"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TEEGE, JENNIFER TEE

Blankfeld, Keren

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Summary: "Zippi Spitzer and David Wisnia were captivated by each other from the moment they first exchanged glances across the work floor. It was the beginning of a love story that could have happened anywhere. Except for one difference: this romance was unfolding in history's most notorious death camp, between two young prisoners whose budding intimacy risked dooming them if they were caught. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2024

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Friedman, Tova

Summary: "Tova Friedman was one of the youngest people to emerge from Auschwitz. After surviving the liquidation of the Jewish ghetto in Central Poland where she lived as a toddler, Tova was four when she and her parents were sent to a Nazi labour camp, and almost six when she and her mother were forced into a packed cattle truck and sent to Auschwitz II, also known as the Birkenau extermination camp,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRIEDMAN, TOVA FRI

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: text

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

Boyne, John

Summary: Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

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

White, Elizabeth B.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The astonishing story of Dr. Josephine Janina Mehlberg--a Jewish mathematician who saved thousands of lives in Nazi-occupied Poland by masquerading as a Polish aristocrat--drawing on Mehlberg's own unpublished memoir. World War II and the Holocaust have given rise to many stories of resistance and rescue, but The Counterfeit Countess is unique. It tells the remarkable, unknown story of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simons & Schuster 2024

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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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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

Regev, Limor

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "January, 1945. 14-year-old Moshe Kessler steps off the train at Buchenwald concentration camp. Having endured the horrors of Auschwitz-Birkenau, lost touch with his entire family, and survived the death march in the freezing European winter, he has seen more than his share of tragedy. Moshe knows only one thing about Buchenwald. Everyone knows it. If you want to survive, you have to get to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: eBookPro Publishing 2021

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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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2021

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Casemate 2007

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

Bornstein, Michael

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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BOR

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

Schneider, Helga.

Summary: "Helga Schneider was four when her mother abandoned her, her younger brother, and her father in Berlin in 1941. Thirty years later, the first time that she saw her mother again, Schneider learned the shocking reason: Her mother had joined the Nazi SS and had become a guard in concentration camps, including Auschwitz, where she was in charge of a "correction" unit and responsible for untold acts...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 306.8743 SCH

Summary: Why was classical music so important to Hitler and Goebbels? The film centers around two people who represent musical culture during the Third Reich albeit in very different ways. Wilhelm Furtwängler was a star conductor; Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, the cellist of the infamous Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz. Both shared a love for classical German music. The world-famous conductor made a pact with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MUS

Parkin, Simon

Summary: "Following the events of Kristallnacht in 1938, Peter Fleischmann evaded the Gestapo's midnight roundups in Berlin by way of a perilous journey to England via the Kindertransport train. But he could not escape the British police, who came for him in the early hours and shipped him off to Hutchinson Camp on the Isle of Man, under suspicion of being a spy for the very regime he had fled. Peter's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2022

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

Kelly, Martha Hall

Summary: "On a September day in Manhattan in 1939, twenty-something Caroline Ferriday is consumed by her efforts to secure the perfect boutonniere for an important French diplomat and resisting the romantic advances of a married actor. Meanwhile across the Atlantic, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION KEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kelly 2016

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