History - Holocaust

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Defiance: The Bielski Partisans

Nechama Tec

The prevailing image of European Jews during the Holocaust years is one of helpless victims under a death sentence, unable to fight consignment to the ghettos, to the camps, and to the gas chambers. In fact, many Jews struggled alone ...

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Published: Dec 2008

Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers a...

Wendy Holden

The Nazis murdered their husbands but concentration camp prisoners Priska, Rachel, and Anka would not let evil take their unborn children too—a remarkable true story that will appeal to readers of The Lost and The Nazi Officer's Wif...

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Published: May 2016

Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Men...

Lucette Matalon Lagnado

During World War II, Nazi doctor Josef Mengele subjected some 3,000 twins to medical experiments of unspeakable horror; only 160 survived. In this remarkable narrative, the life of Auschwitz's Angel of Death is told in counterpoint to...

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Published: May 1992

Facing the Lion (Abridged Edition): M...

Simone Arnold

Simone Arnold is an ordinary French schoolgirl spirited and stubborn. Then the Nazis march in, demanding complete conformity. Friends become enemies. Teachers spout Nazi propaganda. School officials recruit for the Hitler Youth. Simon...

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Published: Jan 2006

Why the Germans? Why the Jews?: Envy,...

Gotz Aly

A provocative and insightful analysis that sheds new light on one of the most puzzling and historically unsettling conundrumsWhy did the Holocaust happen in Germany, of all places? How did a country known for its culture and refinemen...

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Published: Apr 2015

Witness For My Father: A World War II...

Barbara S. Bergren

Martin Weigen was eleven when the Nazis invaded his hometown of Starachowice, Poland. He survived the death march from Auschwitz, imprisonment at Buchenwald, and the deaths of his family before his liberation at Dachau and the decisio...

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Published: Jan 2020

Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story ...

Marty Brounstein

Can hope be found amidst tragedy? Nestled in the hills on the western side of Jerusalem is a museum called Yad Vashem. There, people from around the world visit daily to learn about the tragic period of history from 1933 to 1945 kno...

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Published: Oct 2011

Rescue Board: The Untold Story of Ame...

Rebecca Erbelding

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARDFor more than a decade, a harsh Congressional immigration policy kept most Jewish refugees out of America, even as Hitler and the Nazis closed in. In 1944, the United States finally acted. That ...

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Published: Mar 2019

999: The Extraordinary Young Women of...

Heather Dune MacAdam

A PEN America Literary Award Finalist A Goodreads Choice Awards Nominee An Amazon Best of the Year Selection The untold story of some of WW2’s most hidden figures and the heartbreaking tragedy that unites them all. Reade...

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Published: Jan 2021

Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis...

Caroline Moorehead

From the author of the New York Times bestseller A Train in Winter comes the absorbing story of a French village that helped save thousands hunted by the Gestapo during World War II—told in full for the first time.Le Chambon-sur-Lig...

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Published: Oct 2015

Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passenge...

Sarah A. Ogilvie

The ordeal of the refugee ship St. Louis has become a symbol of the world's indifference to the plight of European Jewry on the eve of the Holocaust. In the spring of 1939, more than nine hundred Jewish refugees boarded the St. Louis ...

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Published: Mar 2010

Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survi...

Neal Bascomb

Hunting Eichmann is the first complete narrative of a relentless and harrowing international manhunt.When the Allies stormed Berlin in the last days of the Third Reich, Adolf Eichmann shed his SS uniform and vanished. Following his es...

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Published: Apr 2010

The Nazis Next Door: How America Beca...

Eric Lichtblau

"A captivating book rooted in first-rate research." — New York Times Book Review New York Times bestseller — Espionage category For the first time, once-secret government records and interviews tell the full story of t...

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Published: Oct 2015

The Pharmacist of Auschwitz

Patricia Posner

The Pharmacist of Auschwitz is the little known story of Victor Capesius, a Bayer pharmaceutical salesman from Romania who, at the age of 35, joined the Nazi SS in 1943 and quickly became the chief pharmacist at the largest death camp...

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Published: Jan 2017
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