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Jagendorf's foundry : memoir of the Romanian Holocaust, 1941–1944 

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Jagendorf's foundry : memoir of the Romanian Holocaust, 1941–1944 
Call No: 949.802 J24j

Call Number949.802 J24j
Dates©1991
Statement of ResponsibilitySiegfried Jagendorf ; introduction and commentaries by Aron Hirt-Manheimer.
Creators & ContributorsJagendorf, Siegfried (author)
Hirt-Manheimer, Aron (contributor)
Jagendorf, Siegfried (subject)
Summary"'Let us take advantage of this historic moment and cleanse the soil of Romania...' These words began the Romanian Holocaust in 1941. Deported Jews were expected to perish. So it might have been for the thousands sent to the German-occupied Soviet territory of Moghilev, were it not for the intervention of a Jewish engineer, 56-year-old Siegfried Jagendorf, who was among the deportees. This book tells the incredible story, left untold for fifty years, of a sabotaged and abandoned ironworks that became the instrument of salvation for 15,000 Romanian Jews." —Publisher
ContentsPart One: Fall, 1941
  1. An unknown destination
  2. The prefect
  3. The Turnatoria
  4. Ordinance No. 23
  5. The Jewish Committee
Part Two: Winter, 1941–42
  1. Forced labor
  2. The beating
  3. A righteous Romanian
  4. Informers
  5. Typhus
  6. "Laundering" Lei
  7. Jewish police
Part Three: Spring-Summer, 1942
  1. Garden of graveyard?
  2. A new prefect
  3. Sparing the scoundrels
  4. Cheating the executioner
  5. Training the youth
  6. The crucifix
Part Four: Fall 1942
  1. A grand scheme
  2. Partisans and traitors
  3. The cigarette lighter
  4. The stolen belt
Part Five: Winter, 1942–1943
  1. Saving the orphans
  2. The Saraga Commission
  3. "Roar of the Turnatoria"
  4. Good Germans
Part Six: Spring-Summer, 1943
  1. Changing of the guard
  2. The bribe
  3. Loghin the terrible
  4. Vapniarca
  5. Filderman in Moghilev
  6. Beyond the bug
  7. Odessa
Part Seven: 1944–1946
  1. Farewell Moghilev
  2. Bukovina, Botosani, Bucharest
  3. The people's court
  4. To America
Physical Description xxix, 209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : HarperCollins Publishers
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 201–202) and index
RecognitionGifted in 1995 by Sam & Mona Kaplan

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