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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: Second World War,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Oral history,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Jewish Holocaust Personal Narratives,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - General,
  • Holocaust,
  • Jewish - General,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Atrocities,
  • Concentration camps,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Personal narratives,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsEugene Aroneanu (Compiler), Thomas Whissen (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9611802M
ISBN 100275954463
ISBN 109780275954468

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This book is a collection of eyewitness accounts from within several concentration camps. The book lists their sources up front and then each account - some only a single sentence long - is identified by the number given in the List of Witnesses, Reports and Documents/5. In this highly original book Maja Suderland takes the reader inside the concentration camps and examines the everyday social life of prisoners - their daily activities and routines, the social relationships and networks they created and the strategies they developed to cope with the harsh conditions and the brutality of the by: 4. This book is a translation of an oral history of the concentration camp experience recorded immediately after World War II as told by men and women who endured it and lived to tell about it. Their vivid, firsthand accounts heighten the reality of this experience in ways no third-person narrative can capture. The reasons for the epidemics and contagious diseases that prevailed in Auschwitz concentration camp included the dreadful living conditions, which varied during the years that the camp operated, and were different in each part of the camp. In Auschwitz I, prisoners lived in old brick barracks. Several hundred three-tier wooden bunk beds were installed in each building.

  Inside the Concentration Camps book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book is a translation of an oral history of the /5. Get this from a library! Inside the concentration camps: eyewitness accounts of life in Hitler's death camps. [Eugène Aroneanu; Mazal Holocaust Collection.;] -- This book is a translation of an oral history of the concentration camp experience recorded immediately after World War II as told by men and women who endured it and lived to tell about it. H itler established the first concentration camp soon after he came to power in The system grew to include about camps divided into two types: concentration camps for slave labor in nearby factories and death camps for the systematic extermination of "undesirables" including Jews, Gypsies, homosexuals, the mentally retarded and others. Inside the Concentration Camps: Eyewitness Accounts of Life in Hitler's Death Camps. By Thomas R. Whissen Inside the Concentration Camps: Eyewitness Accounts of Life in Hitler's Death Camps By Thomas R. Whissen This book is a translation of an oral history of the concentration camp experience recorded immediately after.

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