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Witness to annihilation : surviving the Holocaust : a memoir

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Witness to annihilation : surviving the Holocaust : a memoir
Call No: 947.708 D78w

Call Number947.708 D78w
Dates[1994]; ©1994
Statement of ResponsibilitySamuel Drix.
Creators & ContributorsDrix, Samuel (author)
Drix, Samuel (subject)
Summary"When the German Army captured Lwów, Poland, in 1941, the city contained a vibrant Jewish community of 160,000 people. By 1945, all but a few hundred were dead. Witness to Annihilation is the book that Samuel Drix vowed he would write. Drix endured nearly a year in the Janowska concentration camp, escaped and hid from the Nazis, was liberated by the Red Army, and eventually fled from behind the Iron Curtain to America. This rare Holocaust memoir by a caring physician will both horrify and inspire." —Publisher
Contents
  1. The War Begins
  2. Interregnum
  3. June 1941
  4. German Occupation
  5. Lwów
  6. "Actions"
  7. The Noose Tightens
  8. Capture and Arrest
  9. Prisoner in Hell
  10. Janowska Camp
  11. Typhus and Survival
  12. "Behindwire"
  13. Loss of a Mother
  14. Entertainment SS-Style
  15. Tragic News
  16. Heinen the Human Beast
  17. The Storm Approaches
  18. Day of Doom
  19. Org. Todt
  20. Despair and Escape
  21. On the Run
  22. The Mill
  23. Liberation
  24. The Bitter Cup
  25. Stranger in the Homeland
Physical Description xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherWashington, DC : Brassey's
NotesIncludes index
RecognitionGifted in 2006 by Rober Krell