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Witness to the Holocaust, Michael Berenbaum, [editor]

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Witness to the Holocaust
Title
Witness to the Holocaust
Statement of responsibility
Michael Berenbaum, [editor]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book "is an illustrated documentary history of the Nazis' largely successful effort to eradicate the Jews and other 'undesirables' of Europe, told in the words of its victims, perpetrators, and bystanders. Drawing on the most current research in the field of Holocaust Studies, and including Michael Berenbaum's insightful commentary, the book covers: The Boycott, The First Regulatory Assault against Jews, Early Efforts at Spiritual Resistance, The Nuremberg Laws, The Conference at Evian, The November Pogroms, The Beginning of Ghettoization, The Judenrat, A Mosaic of Victims, The Einsatzgruppen, Babi Yar, The Call to Arms, Hitler's Plan to Exterminate the Jews, The Killers, Choiceless Choices, The End of a Ghetto, The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, What was Known in the West, Why Auschwitz Was Not Bombed, Liberation and Its Aftermath, and the Nuremberg Trials."
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.53/18
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D804.19
LC item number
.W58 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
000090722
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berenbaum, Michael
  • Mazal Holocaust Collection
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  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • Germany
  • Holocaust
  • Judenvernichtung
  • Nationalsozialismus
Label
Witness to the Holocaust, Michael Berenbaum, [editor]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9. Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honor -- September 15, 1935
  • 10. Response of the Reichsvertretung to the Nuremberg Laws -- September 24, 1935
  • 11. Speech by Myron C. Taylor -- July 1938
  • 12. Decisions Taken at the Evian Conference on Jewish Refugees -- July 1938
  • 13. Memorandum by the German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop to Adolf Hitler -- Paris, December 9, 1938
  • 14. Telegram to Secretary of State -- October 29, 1938
  • 15. Telegram to Secretary of State -- October 29, 1938
  • 16. Letter from Herschel Grynszpan
  • 17. Reinhard Heydrich's Instructions for Measures Against Jews -- November 10, 1938
  • 18. Kristallnacht at the Dinslaken Orphanage: Reminiscences: Yitzhak S. Herz
  • 1. Declaration of the Boycott by the Nazi Party Leadership -- March 28, 1933
  • 19. Excerpts from "Stenographic Report of the Conference on the Jewish Question" -- November 12, 1938
  • 20. Instructions by Reinhard Heydrich on Policy and Operations Concerning Jews in the Occupied Territories -- September 21, 1939
  • 21. "Reflections on the Treatment of the Peoples of Alien Races in the East": A Secret Memorandum Handed to Hitler by Himmler -- May 25, 1940
  • 22. File Note of Himmler Concerning the Handling and Distribution of His Memorandum on the Treatment of Alien Races in the East -- May 28, 1940
  • 23. "Work Protects Us from Annihilation": Speech by Mordecai Chaim Rumkowski -- March 2, 1942
  • 24. "Give Me Your Children!": Speech by Mordecai Chaim Rumkowski -- September 4, 1942
  • 25. On the Judenrat's Decision to Accept Work Permits: Excerpts from Avraham Tory's Surviving the Holocaust: The Kovno Ghetto Diary -- October 28, 1941
  • 26. "Things I Intended to Say": A Presentation to the Jewish Social Self-Help Conference at Warsaw: Rabbi Yitzhak Katz -- Monday, January 6, 1942
  • 27. Jewish Welfare Society -- August 1941
  • 28. Last Testament: Letter from Dr. Elchanan Elkes to His Son and Daughter in London -- October 19, 1943
  • 2. Extract from Joseph Goebbels's Diary -- April 1, 1933
  • 29. Hitler's Decree Authorizing "Mercy Killings" -- September 1, 1939
  • 30. Himmler's Guidelines for the Resettlement of Gypsies -- Berlin, April 27, 1940
  • 31. Form for Jehovah's Witnesses to Renounce Their Faith
  • 32. Instructions Regarding Unnatural Sexual Offenses "Extract": Issued by the Reich Ministry of Justice -- 1934?
  • 33. Extracts from Discussions among Nazi Jurists Concerning the Prosecution of Lesbian Relations -- 1936-1937
  • 34. Himmler's Secret Directive on the Combating of Homosexuality and Abortion -- October 10, 1936
  • 35. Extract from the Commissar's Order for "Operation Barbarossa" -- June 6, 1941
  • 36. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 107 -- October 8, 1941
  • 37. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 108 -- October 9, 1941
  • 38. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 112 -- October 13, 1941
  • 3. "Wear It with Pride, the Yellow Badge": Robert Weltsch -- April 4, 1933
  • 39. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 117 -- October 12, 1941
  • 40. Testimony of Otto Ohlendorf at Nuremberg -- January 3, 1946
  • 41. "It Took Nerves of Steel": Statement of Truck-Driver Hofer Describing the Murder of Jews at Babi Yar
  • 42. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 97 -- September 28, 1941
  • 43. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 101 -- October 2, 1941
  • 44. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 128 -- November 2, 1941
  • 45. An Affadavit by Paul Blobel on the Burning of Bodies and Obliterating the Traces of Bodies of Jews Killed by the Einsatzgruppen -- June 18, 1947
  • 46. The Black Book: The Ruthless Murder of Jews by German-Fascist Invaders
  • 47. Call for Resistance by the Jewish Military Organization in the Warsaw Ghetto -- January 1943
  • 48. "An Appeal": Bialystok Ghetto Resistance Organization -- August 15, 1943
  • 4. Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service -- April 7, 1933
  • 49. The Proclamation of the Vilna Ghetto Resistance Organization -- January 1, 1942
  • 50. Battle Orders of the FPO (Fareinikte Partizaner Organizatzie) -- April 4, 1943
  • 51. The Manifesto of the Command of the Jewish United Partisans Organization, FPO, in the Vilna Ghetto -- September 1, 1943
  • 52. Excerpts from Adolf Hitler's Speech to the Reichstag -- January 30, 1939
  • 53. Hitler's Private Will -- April 29, 1945
  • 54. Hitler's Political Testament -- April 29, 1945
  • 55. Protocols of the Wannsee Conference -- January 20, 1942
  • 56. Extracts from the Speech of Heinrich Himmler at a Poznan Meeting of SS Major Generals -- October 4, 1943
  • 57. Excerpts from Death Dealer: The Confessions of Rudolph Hoss, Commandant of Auschwitz
  • 58. Excerpts from Gitta Sereny's Interviews with Franz Stangl, the Commandant of Treblinka and Sobibor
  • 5. Law Against the Overcrowding of German Schools and Institutions of Higher Learning -- April 25, 1933
  • 59. Excerpts from I Was A Doctor in Auschwitz: Gisella Perl
  • 60. A Response by Rabbi Zevi Hirsch Meisels
  • 61. A Letter to the Woman Who Will Find My Daughter
  • 62. Himmler's Order for the "Resettlement" of Jews in the General Government
  • 63. Announcement of the Evacuation of the Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto -- July 22, 1942
  • 64. Excerpts from The Warsaw Diary of Adam Czerniakow
  • 65. Excerpts from Emmanuel Ringelblum's Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto
  • 66. Heinrich Himmler Orders the Destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto -- February 16, 1943
  • 67. Call for Resistance by the Jewish Military Organization in the Warsaw Ghetto -- January 1943
  • 68. For Your Freedom and Ours -- Warsaw Ghetto: April 23, 1943
  • 6. "The Jew in the World": A Lecture by Martin Buber Delivered at the Lehrhaus in Frankfurt am Main in 1934
  • 69. The Last Letters from Mordecai Anielewicz, Warsaw Ghetto Revolt Commander -- April 1943
  • 70. Excerpts from The Stroop Report
  • 71. "A Protest Against the Indifference of the World": Samuel Zygelbojm
  • 72. Letter of Transmission of Gerhart Riegner's Telegram -- August 10, 1942
  • 73. The Riegner Telegram to Dr. Stephen Wise That Was Not Delivered -- August 29, 1942
  • 74. Letter from Dr. Stephen Wise to Secretary of State Sumner Welles -- September 2, 1942
  • 75. Cable from Samuel Silverman to Dr. Stephen Wise
  • 76. Memo to the Secretary of State -- September 28, 1942
  • 77. Report on My Mission: Jan Karski
  • 78. Letter from the War Refugee Board -- November 1944
  • 7. Prayer Composed by Rabbi Leo Baeck for All Jewish Communities in Germany on the Eve of the Day of Atonement -- October 10, 1035
  • 79. The Extermination Camps of Auschwitz (Oswiecim) and Birkenau in Upper Silesia
  • 80. Report to the Secretary on the Acquiescence of This Government in the Murder of the Jews
  • 81. Report on a Discussion Between Isaac Gruenbaum and Mr. Pinkerton, American Consul General in the Land of Israel "Palestine" -- June 7, 1944
  • 82. Protocol of the Jewish Agency Executive Meeting -- June 11, 1944
  • 83. Internal Memo of the War Refugee Board Pressing for the Bombing of Auschwitz -- June 29, 1944
  • 84. Letter from Leon Kubowitzki to John Pehle -- July 1, 1944
  • 85. Note on the Proposal for Bombing the Death Camps
  • 86. An Exchange of Letters between Leon Kubowitzki and John J. McCloy -- August 9, 1944
  • 87. A Report from Gunskirschen by Captain J.D. Pletcher -- May 1945
  • 88. Excerpts of Report by Earl G. Harrison to President Harry S Truman
  • 8. Reich Citizenship Law -- September 15, 1935
  • 89. President Harry S Truman's Directive to General Dwight D. Eisenhower Regarding the Harrison Report -- August 31, 1945
  • 90. General Dwight D. Eisenhower's Response to President Truman -- September 18, 1945
  • 91. Excerpts from the Diary of George S. Patton -- September 15-21, 1945
Control code
ocm34691100
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780062701084
Lccn
96022595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34691100
  • (OCoLC)34691100
Label
Witness to the Holocaust, Michael Berenbaum, [editor]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9. Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honor -- September 15, 1935
  • 10. Response of the Reichsvertretung to the Nuremberg Laws -- September 24, 1935
  • 11. Speech by Myron C. Taylor -- July 1938
  • 12. Decisions Taken at the Evian Conference on Jewish Refugees -- July 1938
  • 13. Memorandum by the German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop to Adolf Hitler -- Paris, December 9, 1938
  • 14. Telegram to Secretary of State -- October 29, 1938
  • 15. Telegram to Secretary of State -- October 29, 1938
  • 16. Letter from Herschel Grynszpan
  • 17. Reinhard Heydrich's Instructions for Measures Against Jews -- November 10, 1938
  • 18. Kristallnacht at the Dinslaken Orphanage: Reminiscences: Yitzhak S. Herz
  • 1. Declaration of the Boycott by the Nazi Party Leadership -- March 28, 1933
  • 19. Excerpts from "Stenographic Report of the Conference on the Jewish Question" -- November 12, 1938
  • 20. Instructions by Reinhard Heydrich on Policy and Operations Concerning Jews in the Occupied Territories -- September 21, 1939
  • 21. "Reflections on the Treatment of the Peoples of Alien Races in the East": A Secret Memorandum Handed to Hitler by Himmler -- May 25, 1940
  • 22. File Note of Himmler Concerning the Handling and Distribution of His Memorandum on the Treatment of Alien Races in the East -- May 28, 1940
  • 23. "Work Protects Us from Annihilation": Speech by Mordecai Chaim Rumkowski -- March 2, 1942
  • 24. "Give Me Your Children!": Speech by Mordecai Chaim Rumkowski -- September 4, 1942
  • 25. On the Judenrat's Decision to Accept Work Permits: Excerpts from Avraham Tory's Surviving the Holocaust: The Kovno Ghetto Diary -- October 28, 1941
  • 26. "Things I Intended to Say": A Presentation to the Jewish Social Self-Help Conference at Warsaw: Rabbi Yitzhak Katz -- Monday, January 6, 1942
  • 27. Jewish Welfare Society -- August 1941
  • 28. Last Testament: Letter from Dr. Elchanan Elkes to His Son and Daughter in London -- October 19, 1943
  • 2. Extract from Joseph Goebbels's Diary -- April 1, 1933
  • 29. Hitler's Decree Authorizing "Mercy Killings" -- September 1, 1939
  • 30. Himmler's Guidelines for the Resettlement of Gypsies -- Berlin, April 27, 1940
  • 31. Form for Jehovah's Witnesses to Renounce Their Faith
  • 32. Instructions Regarding Unnatural Sexual Offenses "Extract": Issued by the Reich Ministry of Justice -- 1934?
  • 33. Extracts from Discussions among Nazi Jurists Concerning the Prosecution of Lesbian Relations -- 1936-1937
  • 34. Himmler's Secret Directive on the Combating of Homosexuality and Abortion -- October 10, 1936
  • 35. Extract from the Commissar's Order for "Operation Barbarossa" -- June 6, 1941
  • 36. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 107 -- October 8, 1941
  • 37. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 108 -- October 9, 1941
  • 38. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 112 -- October 13, 1941
  • 3. "Wear It with Pride, the Yellow Badge": Robert Weltsch -- April 4, 1933
  • 39. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 117 -- October 12, 1941
  • 40. Testimony of Otto Ohlendorf at Nuremberg -- January 3, 1946
  • 41. "It Took Nerves of Steel": Statement of Truck-Driver Hofer Describing the Murder of Jews at Babi Yar
  • 42. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 97 -- September 28, 1941
  • 43. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 101 -- October 2, 1941
  • 44. Operational Situation Report USSR No. 128 -- November 2, 1941
  • 45. An Affadavit by Paul Blobel on the Burning of Bodies and Obliterating the Traces of Bodies of Jews Killed by the Einsatzgruppen -- June 18, 1947
  • 46. The Black Book: The Ruthless Murder of Jews by German-Fascist Invaders
  • 47. Call for Resistance by the Jewish Military Organization in the Warsaw Ghetto -- January 1943
  • 48. "An Appeal": Bialystok Ghetto Resistance Organization -- August 15, 1943
  • 4. Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service -- April 7, 1933
  • 49. The Proclamation of the Vilna Ghetto Resistance Organization -- January 1, 1942
  • 50. Battle Orders of the FPO (Fareinikte Partizaner Organizatzie) -- April 4, 1943
  • 51. The Manifesto of the Command of the Jewish United Partisans Organization, FPO, in the Vilna Ghetto -- September 1, 1943
  • 52. Excerpts from Adolf Hitler's Speech to the Reichstag -- January 30, 1939
  • 53. Hitler's Private Will -- April 29, 1945
  • 54. Hitler's Political Testament -- April 29, 1945
  • 55. Protocols of the Wannsee Conference -- January 20, 1942
  • 56. Extracts from the Speech of Heinrich Himmler at a Poznan Meeting of SS Major Generals -- October 4, 1943
  • 57. Excerpts from Death Dealer: The Confessions of Rudolph Hoss, Commandant of Auschwitz
  • 58. Excerpts from Gitta Sereny's Interviews with Franz Stangl, the Commandant of Treblinka and Sobibor
  • 5. Law Against the Overcrowding of German Schools and Institutions of Higher Learning -- April 25, 1933
  • 59. Excerpts from I Was A Doctor in Auschwitz: Gisella Perl
  • 60. A Response by Rabbi Zevi Hirsch Meisels
  • 61. A Letter to the Woman Who Will Find My Daughter
  • 62. Himmler's Order for the "Resettlement" of Jews in the General Government
  • 63. Announcement of the Evacuation of the Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto -- July 22, 1942
  • 64. Excerpts from The Warsaw Diary of Adam Czerniakow
  • 65. Excerpts from Emmanuel Ringelblum's Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto
  • 66. Heinrich Himmler Orders the Destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto -- February 16, 1943
  • 67. Call for Resistance by the Jewish Military Organization in the Warsaw Ghetto -- January 1943
  • 68. For Your Freedom and Ours -- Warsaw Ghetto: April 23, 1943
  • 6. "The Jew in the World": A Lecture by Martin Buber Delivered at the Lehrhaus in Frankfurt am Main in 1934
  • 69. The Last Letters from Mordecai Anielewicz, Warsaw Ghetto Revolt Commander -- April 1943
  • 70. Excerpts from The Stroop Report
  • 71. "A Protest Against the Indifference of the World": Samuel Zygelbojm
  • 72. Letter of Transmission of Gerhart Riegner's Telegram -- August 10, 1942
  • 73. The Riegner Telegram to Dr. Stephen Wise That Was Not Delivered -- August 29, 1942
  • 74. Letter from Dr. Stephen Wise to Secretary of State Sumner Welles -- September 2, 1942
  • 75. Cable from Samuel Silverman to Dr. Stephen Wise
  • 76. Memo to the Secretary of State -- September 28, 1942
  • 77. Report on My Mission: Jan Karski
  • 78. Letter from the War Refugee Board -- November 1944
  • 7. Prayer Composed by Rabbi Leo Baeck for All Jewish Communities in Germany on the Eve of the Day of Atonement -- October 10, 1035
  • 79. The Extermination Camps of Auschwitz (Oswiecim) and Birkenau in Upper Silesia
  • 80. Report to the Secretary on the Acquiescence of This Government in the Murder of the Jews
  • 81. Report on a Discussion Between Isaac Gruenbaum and Mr. Pinkerton, American Consul General in the Land of Israel "Palestine" -- June 7, 1944
  • 82. Protocol of the Jewish Agency Executive Meeting -- June 11, 1944
  • 83. Internal Memo of the War Refugee Board Pressing for the Bombing of Auschwitz -- June 29, 1944
  • 84. Letter from Leon Kubowitzki to John Pehle -- July 1, 1944
  • 85. Note on the Proposal for Bombing the Death Camps
  • 86. An Exchange of Letters between Leon Kubowitzki and John J. McCloy -- August 9, 1944
  • 87. A Report from Gunskirschen by Captain J.D. Pletcher -- May 1945
  • 88. Excerpts of Report by Earl G. Harrison to President Harry S Truman
  • 8. Reich Citizenship Law -- September 15, 1935
  • 89. President Harry S Truman's Directive to General Dwight D. Eisenhower Regarding the Harrison Report -- August 31, 1945
  • 90. General Dwight D. Eisenhower's Response to President Truman -- September 18, 1945
  • 91. Excerpts from the Diary of George S. Patton -- September 15-21, 1945
Control code
ocm34691100
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780062701084
Lccn
96022595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34691100
  • (OCoLC)34691100

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