Summary: An analysis of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Vienna is presented through the lives of the influential Gallias family, discussing their rarefied art collections, their religious beliefs, and their daring flight from the Nazi Anschluss.
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BON
Summary: A fully documented profile of the "Nazi hunter" famous for his unrelenting pursuit of Nazi criminals draws on extensive international records to discuss such topics as his role in capturing Adolf Eichmann, rivalry with Elie Wiesel, and infamy later in life.
Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 WIESENTHAL, SIMON SEG
Summary: "In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was arrested by the Nazis. Along with his 16-year old son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany, where a new concentration camp was being built. It was the beginning of a six-year odyssey almost without parallel. They helped build Buchenwald, young Fritz learning construction skills which would help preserve him from...
Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press Incorporated 2018
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Summary: The story of the surviving members of the Viennese Hakoah sports club women's swim team, a world-dominating competitor in the 1930s. The club was eventually shut down during Hitler's reign, though all the women managed to escape capture. Combines historical footage and contemporary interviews to reconnect the women's lives and memories.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2005
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Summary: The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2010