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Days of remembrance April 18–25, 1993 : fifty years ago : revolt amid the darkness : planning guide for commemorative programs

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Days of remembrance April 18–25, 1993 : fifty years ago : revolt amid the darkness : planning guide for commemorative programs
Call No: 051 H75 1993

Call Number051 H75 1993
Dates[1993]
Statement of Responsibilitya project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
Summary"The Days of Remembrance commemorative planning guide has a dual purpose: first, to provide background historical information about the Holocaust during 1943, the focus of this year's observance; and second, to provide examples and materials useful to planners of commemorative programs." Page xiii
Contents
  • Message from the Chairman and Vice Chairman, United States Holocaust Memorial Council
  • A call to observe the Days of Remembrance
  • Days of Remembrance Committee membership
  • Acknowledgements
  • Use of this planning guide for commemorative programs
  • Introductory essay and chronology
    • The "Final Solution" and the war in 1943 / Gerhard L. Weinberg
    • Maps
    • Chronology of events, 1943
  • Ghettos, concentration camps, and killing centers: memoirs, essays, and evidence
    • Ghettos in the East
      • Lodz Ghetto, 1943
      • Vilna Ghetto, 1943
      • Diary of the Vilna Ghetto
      • Kovno Ghetto, 1943
    • Italy
      • The Di Verolis Clan
      • Letter from Trieste
      • Report on Jewish affairs: general situation in Italy, October 1943
    • Greece
      • Salonika: diary of Lucillo Merci
      • Report by the U.S. Consulate General, Istanbul, 7 August 1943
      • The Times of London, 26 May and 13 December 1943
    • The Netherlands
      • Letter from the Commander of the Security Police
      • The New York Times, 23 June 1943
      • Westerbork, 1943
      • Letter from Westerbork
    • France
      • Refugee children in France. Report from American Friends Service Committee
      • Report on the Jews in France from the World Jewish Congress
    • Contemporary reports on the killings
      • Telegram from American Legation, Bern, to Under Secretary of State, Washington, D.C., 21 January 1943
      • Letter no. 1016 from the Jewish Agency, Geneva, 15 March 1943
      • Newspaper accounts
    • Croatia
      • Deportation of Jews from Croatia
    • Treblinka
      • A year in Treblinka horror camp
    • Auschwitz
      • Auschwitz: three years in the gas chambers
      • Birkenau, memoirs of an eyewitness
    • Hadamar
      • Mischlinge. From the official history of the Euthanasia Institution Hadamar
    • Janowska
      • Janowska camp
    • Kaiserwald
      • Camp Kaiserwald: the children
    • Ravensbrück
      • Ravensbrück Camp for women
    • Operation Harvest Festival
    • Inventories of reusable goods
    • Crimes in the name of "science"
    • Gypsies
      • It was a one-way street
      • The Gypsies at Auschwitz
      • The Gypsies of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, 9 February and 29 May 1943
    • Forced labor
      • Prisoner 20-801
      • In the shadow of death
    • Jehovah's Witnesses
      • Hilda Kusserow
      • Form for imprisoned women to recant their faith
    • German persecution of the Poles
      • Letter from the Polish government-in-exile, London, 20 January 1943
    • Other evidence
      • Scorched-earth policy of the Nazis in retreat
      • An Austrian conscientious objector
      • Information for the Führer
  • Fighting back
    • Warsaw
      • Warsaw, January–April 1943; On both sides of the wall
      • Zegota, the Council for Aid to Jews
      • The Warsaw Ghetto Jewish Combat Organization
      • Stroop reports
      • Broadcast from Poland, 21 April 1943
      • The great uprising
      • The last letter of Mordecai Anielwicz
      • The Times of London, 7 May 1943
      • Samuel Artur Zygielbojm
      • The New York Times, 25 September 1943
      • A new trap
      • Warsaw work camp, Fall 1943
    • Bialystok
      • On the agenda: death
    • Minsk
      • The last days of the Minsk Ghetto
    • Vilna
      • A manifesto of the Jewish resistance in the Vilna Ghetto
      • Jewish partisans in Vilna
      • "Song of the partisans" / Hirsch Glick
    • Sobibor
      • Revolt in Sobibor
    • Treblinka
      • I survived Treblinka: the memoirs of Samuel Willenberg
    • Belgium
      • Samuel Potasznik, Belgian resister
    • Germany
      • The White Rose
  • Flight and rescue
    • Individuals
      • A winter in the forest
      • Hiding in metropolitan Roman Sheptyskyi's residence
      • The village of Chambon-sur-Lignon
      • Marion Van Binsbergen Pritchard
      • Helene Jacobs
      • Andrée Geulen Herscovici
      • Edward Marcin Kemnitz
    • National rescue
      • Rescue of the Danish Jews
      • The New York Times, 3 October 1943
    • Bulgaria
      • OSS report on "population development of Bulgaria"
    • The International Red Cross
    • Diplomacy and protest
      • American Jewish Congress, 4 March 1943
      • Eden visit with Roosevelt, 27 March 1943
      • Public rallies in the United States on behalf of Europe's Jews
        • The New York Times, 2 March 1943
        • The Chicago Daily Tribune, 15 April 1943
      • The Bermuda Conference, 19–30 April 1943
      • The New York Times, 26 April 1943
      • Letter from Roosevelt to Churchill, 8 July 1943
      • Eleanor Roosevelt
      • Plan for establishing the United Nations Commission for the Investigation of War Crimes
      • Postwar extradition of Nazi criminals
  • Poems
    • Memoirs and memories in poetry:
      • "Homesick"
      • "At Terezin"
      • "Night in the Ghetto"
      • "O the chimneys"
      • "O the night of the weeping children!"
      • "But who emptied your shoes of sand"
      • "You onlookers"
      • "Death fugue"
      • "Campo dei Fiori"
  • Planning aids
  • References
  • Membership, United States Holocaust Memorial Council, November 1992
  • Congressional record, vol. 125, no. 99, 20 July 1979
Physical Description xiii, 411 pages : illustrations, maps
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherWashington, DC : United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Notes
  • Cover title: Fifty years ago : revolt amid the darkness : 1993 days of remembrance : Sunday, April 18 through Sunday, April 25
  • Prepared by the Days of Remembrance Committee, United States Holocaust Memorial Council
  • Bibliography: pages 335–386
  • Filmography: pages 387–395