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Summary: Inheritance is the story of Monika Hertwig, a soft-spoken woman struggling with a profound legacy left bya father she never really knew. Monika's father was Amon Goeth. Often described as a "monster" and "inhuman", Goeth was a prominent Nazi leader and commandant of the Plaszow Concentration Camp. He murdered thousands of Jews and other prisoners during the war. Sixty years after Amon Goeth's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC INH

Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COU

Summary: True story of the mass escape of Jewish prisoners from the Nazi death camp at Sobibor, Poland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion Productions 2001

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

Morris, Heather

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Summary: This novel is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners and used the job's freedom of movement to trade items taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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

Summary: Ten years after the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, this piece documents the abandoned grounds of Auschwitz and Majdanek. One of the first cinematic reflections on the horrors of the Holocaust and contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps' quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NIG

Summary: October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SON

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOY

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

Summary: In Memory's Kitchen: A Legacy from the Women of Terezín is a beautiful memorial to the brave women who defied Hitler by preserving a part of their heritage and a part of themselves. Despite the harsh conditions in the Nazis' "model" ghetto - which in reality was a way station to Auschwitz and other death camps - cultural, intellectual, and artistic life did exist within the walls of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowan & Littlefield 1996

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

McCann, Hugh Wray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbor Cove Press 2011

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Amis, Martin

Summary: A fictionalized look at the Holocaust told from the human perspective of four different characters: Paul Doll, commandant of a concentration camp; his wife, Hannah Doll, who is far more aware of what is going on around her than her husband realizes; Angelus 'Golo' Thomsen, the privileged nephew of Hitler's personal secretary who falls for Hannah; and Szmul, a Jewish prisoner who works at the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Buergenthal, Thomas.

Summary: Thomas Buergenthal, now a Judge in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, tells his astonishing experiences as a young boy in his memoir. Arriving at Auschwitz at age 10 after surviving two ghettos and a labor camp, he became separated first from his mother and then his father but managed by his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck to survive on his own. Almost two years after his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BUERGENTHAL, THOMAS BUE

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: B Buergenthal Bue

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

Summary: A loving mother writes a farewell letter to her son just days before she dies in a concentration camp during the Holocaust. Fifty years later, the letter mysteriously reaches her son. It is a letter of hope that could inspire everyone it touched. Narration is coordinated with interviews, family photos and archival photography.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Terra Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 DVD Ollendorf 2003

Summary: Brings to life Primo Levi's great testament to his year in Auschwitz.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur International Films 2005

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

Laʼu, Y. M. (Yiśraʼel Meʼir)

Summary: Israel Meir Lau, one of the youngest survivors of Buchenwald, was just eight years old when the camp was liberated in 1945. Descended from a 1,000-year unbroken chain of rabbis, he grew up to become Chief Rabbi of Israel--and like many of the great rabbis, Lau is a master storyteller. Out of the Depths is his harrowing, miraculous, and inspiring account of life in one of the Nazis' deadliest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Publishing 2011

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

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

Posner, Gerald L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5405 POS

Sonnino, Piera

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2006

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

Steinbacher, Sybille

Summary: At the terrible heart of the modern age lies Auschwitz. In a total inversion of earlier hopes about the use of science and technology to improve, extend, and protect human life, Auschwitz manipulated the same systems to quite different ends. In Sybille Steinbacher's terse, powerful new book, the reader is led through the process by which something unthinkable to anyone on earth in the 1930s had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2005

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

Summary: An examination of how Auschwitz evoluted from a Nazi labor camp to the site of the single largest mass murder in the history of humanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video Ltd. 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AUS

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...

Format: text

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2006

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