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The bravest battle : the 28 days of the Warsaw ghetto uprising

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The bravest battle : the 28 days of the Warsaw ghetto uprising
Call No: 943.8053 K96b

Call Number943.8053 K96b
Dates©1976
Statement of Responsibilityby Dan Kurzman.
Creators & ContributorsKurzman, Dan (author)
Summary"In October 1940 Nazis forced all the Jews in the Polish city of Warsaw to live in the cramped squalor of a small ghetto. Despite the starvation and disease that claimed 50,000 lives per year, the Jews were not dying swiftly enough to suit Heinrich Himmler, who ordered in 1942 that the Warsaw ghetto be dismantled and the 450,000 inhabitants be deported to the gas chambers at Treblinka. On April 19, 1943, the first day of Passover, two thousand German troops, singing confidently, marched into the ghetto to round up the remnant of remaining Jews. Suddenly, a fifteen-year-old girl tossed a grenade in their midst. Within minutes the German army had been routed. The Warsaw ghetto uprising had begun. This is the first full-scale, step-by-step account of the climatic twenty-eight-day struggle of the poorly armed Jews against their Nazi exterminators." —Publisher
Contents
  • The Eve
  • The First Day
  • The Second Day
  • The Third Day
  • The Fourth Day
  • The Fifth Day
  • The Sixth Day
  • The Seventh Day
  • The Eighth Day
  • The Twelfth Day
  • The Thirteenth Day
  • The Fourteenth Day
  • The Fifteenth Day
  • The Sixteenth Day
  • The Seventeenth Day
  • The Eighteenth Day
  • The Nineteenth Day
  • The Twentieth Day
  • The Twenty-first Day
  • The Twenty-second Day
  • The Last Day
Physical Description 386 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : G.P. Putnam's Sons
Notes
  • Bibliography: pages 369–386
RecognitionGifted by Elizabeth Kavanagh