Birkenau : the camp of death
Call Number940.54 M29b
Statement of ResponsibilityMarco Nahon ; translated from the French by Jacqueline Havaux Bowers ; edited and with an introduction by Steven Bowman.
Creators & ContributorsNahon, Marco
SummaryThis memoir details the experiences of a Greek Jew in Hitler's concentration camps. Marco Nahon, a physician educated at the University of Beirut, was practicing medicine and living with his family in the small Thracian town of Dhidhimoteichon (Dimotika), already in Nazi hands, when the Germans began rounding up Jews. In 1943, Nahon and his family were deported to Birkenau, the extermination subcamp of Auschwitz, where his wife and young daughter were killed. There he witnessed firsthand the calculated brutality designed by the likes of Eichmann and Speer and implemented by Mengele and others--Jacket.
Physical Description xvii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
PublisherTuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 148–149)