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The death factory : document on Auschwitz

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Call NumberRBSC 940.5317 A932kr 1966
Sub-CollectionRare Books & Special Collections
Dates1966; ©1966
Statement of Responsibilityby Ota Kraus and Erich Kulka ; translated from the Czech by Stephen Jolly.
Creators & ContributorsKraus, Ota (author)
Kulka, Erich (author)
Jolly, Stephen (translator)
Contents
  • Introduction : the Nazi concentration camps
  • The Auschwitz establishment
    • Auschwitz I
    • Auschwitz IIBirkenau
    • Auschwitz IIIBuna
  • Birkenau men's camp
    • New arrivals
    • Camp work
    • General conditions
    • Care of the sick
  • The women's camp at Birkenau
    • Early days
    • General living conditions
    • Experiments on living people
    • Children
  • Men and women behind barbed wire
  • The machinery of death
    • Death as a programme
    • The first experiments at gassing
    • Gassing brought to perfection
    • The "Canada" disposal squad
    • The Reinhardt campaign
    • The special squad (sonderkommando)
    • Smuggling and trading in the camp
    • The racial question
    • Convoys from all over Europe
      • From Bohemia and Moravia
      • From Slovakia
      • Soviet prisoners of war
      • From Greece
      • From Upper Silesia
      • From Lodž
      • From Hungary
      • Gipsies
      • From Lublin
      • Prisoner utilization
      • Mental cases
      • Victims from all over the world
    • Death statistics
    • Last messages
  • Slave-drivers, jailers, and hangmen
    • Death factory shareholders
    • The SS
      • What were they like?
      • What were their names?
      • Hans Schwarzhuber
      • Josef Kramer
      • Rudolf Hoess
      • Gerhard Palitsch
      • Marie Mandel
      • The lie continues
    • The prisoners
  • The final stages
    • The revolt of the sonderkommando
    • The end of Auschwitz
  • Epilogue
  • Testimony after twenty years
  • Appendixes
    • Number of prisoners, January 17th, 1945
    • Deportations from Terezín
    • Deportations from Slovakia
    • Prisoners' distinguishing marks
    • Literature about Auschwitz
Physical Description vii, 284 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, plans, folded plate, portraits ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the Czech by Stephen Jolly.
PublisherOxford : Pergamon Press
EditionFirst edition
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (page 284)
  • Translation of: Továrna na smrt