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The Devil's Diary

by Robert K. Wittman & David Kinney Harper (March 29, 2016)

A groundbreaking World War II narrative wrapped in a riveting detective story, The Devil’s Diary investigates the disappearance of a private diary penned by one of Adolf Hitler’s top aides—Alfred Rosenberg,...


Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1942-1943

by Emil Kerenji Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 10, 2014)

With its unique combination of primary sources and historical narrative, this volume offers an important perspective on the peak years of the Nazi “Final Solution,” when the Jewish struggle for survival...


Nazi Palestine: The Plans for the Extermination of the Jews in Palestine

by Klaus-Michael Mallmann, Martin Cuppers & Krista Smith Enigma Books (July 01, 2010)

The planned extermination of the Jews living in Palestine was only weeks away . . . In 1941-42 Nazi Germany appeared to be invincible in North Africa, and many Arab nationalists looked to a leader, the Grand...


Born Survivors

by Wendy Holden Harper (May 05, 2015)

The Nazis murdered their husbands but concentration camp prisoners Priska, Rachel, and Anka would not let evil take their unborn children too—a remarkable true story that will appeal to readers of The Lost...


The Columbia Guide to the Holocaust

by Donald L. Niewyk & Francis R. Nicosia Columbia University Press (July 24, 2012)

This invaluable resource provides a multidimensional survey of the Holocaust, essentially integrating five separate books into one comprehensive reference tool: a historical overview; a guide to Holocaust controversies;...


War, Pacification, and Mass Murder, 1939: The Einsatzgruppen in Poland

by Jürgen Matthäus, Jochen Böhler & Klaus-Michael Mallmann Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2014)

This invaluable work traces the role of the Einsatzgruppen of the Security Police and SD, the core group of Himmler’s murder units involved in the “Final Solution of the Jewish Question,” during and immediately...


Four Girls from Berlin: A True Story of a Friendship That Defied the Holocaust

by Marianne Meyerhoff Wiley (August 01, 2007)

A pair of silver Regency candlesticks.

Pieces of well-worn family jewelry.

More than a thousand documents, letters, and photographs

Lotte Meyerhoff's best friends risked their lives in Nazi Germany to safeguard...


Escaping Hell: The story of a Polish underground officer in Auschwitz and Buchenwald

by Kon Pierkarski Dundurn (August 08, 1996)

Escaping Hell is the compelling and true story of a heroic young Polish officer who survived the terror of five years in the prisons of Auschwitz and Buchenwald.


Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps

by Yitzhak Arad Indiana University Press (April 22, 1987)

"... Mr. Arad reports as a controlled and effective witness for the prosecution.... Mr. Arad's book, with its abundance of horrifying detail, reminds us of how far we have to go."-New York Times Book Review

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Aaron's Leap

by Magdaléna Platzová & Craig Cravens Bellevue Literary Press (January 17, 2014)

A multigenerational saga inspired by Bauhaus artists and the impact of the Holocaust’s lingering legacy on their children and protégés


Teaching, Learning, and the Holocaust: An Integrative Approach

by Howard Tinberg & Ronald Weisberger Indiana University Press (January 01, 2014)

Classroom study of the Holocaust evokes strong emotions in teachers and students. Teaching, Learning, and the Holocaust assesses challenges and approaches to teaching about the Holocaust through history and...


Children of Armenia

by Michael Bobelian Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2009)

From 1915 to 1923, the Ottoman Empire drove the Armenians from their ancestral homeland and slaughtered 1.5 million of them in the process. While there was an initial global outcry and a movement led by Woodrow...


Warsaw 1944

by Alexandra Richie Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 10, 2013)

The full untold story of how one of history's bravest revolts ended in one of its greatest crimes

In 1943, the Nazis liquidated Warsaw's Jewish ghetto. A year later, they threatened to complete the city's destruction...


50 Children

by Steven Pressman Harper (April 22, 2014)

Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939—the single largest group of unaccompanied...


The Holocaust in Hungary: Evolution of a Genocide

by Zoltán Vági, László Csősz & Gábor Kádár AltaMira Press (September 05, 2013)

The Holocaust in Hungary provides a comprehensive documentary account of one of the most brutal and effective killing campaigns in history. After Nazi Germany took control of Hungary late in World War II, Jews...


Hunt for the Jews: Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland

by Jan Grabowski Indiana University Press (October 09, 2013)

Judenjagd, hunt for the Jews, was the German term for the organized searches for Jews who, having survived ghetto liquidations and deportations to death camps in Poland in 1942, attempted to hide "on the Aryan...


Rethinking Poles and Jews: Troubled Past, Brighter Future

by Annamaria Orla-Bukowska, Robert Cherry, Shana Penn & Guy Billauer et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 07, 2007)

Rethinking Poles and Jews focuses on the role of Holocaust-related material in perpetuating anti-Polish images and describes organizational efforts to combat them. Without minimizing contemporary Polish anti-Semitism,...


Projecting the Holocaust into the Present: The Changing Focus of Contemporary Holocaust Cinema

by Lawrence Baron Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 01, 2005)

In this accessible, clear, jargon free, and comprehensive text, Projecting the Holocaust into the Present offers an insightful historical perspective on how public conceptions of the Holocaust in film have changed...


Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR's Jews and the Menace of Nazism

by Robert Shogan Ivan R. Dee (September 16, 2010)

The Jews who so deeply admired Roosevelt made up the richest, most influential Jewish community in the world, leaders in government, commerce, and the arts. Yet by the time Franklin Roosevelt died in office,...


Hanns and Rudolf

by Thomas Harding Simon & Schuster (September 03, 2013)

WINNER OF THE WINGATE PRIZE

The “compelling,” untold story of the man who brought one of Nazi Germany’s most notorious war criminals to justice—“fascinates and shocks” (The Washington Post).

May 1945....


The Jehovah's Witnesses and the Nazis: Persecution, Deportation, and Murder, 1933-1945

by Sylvie Graffard, Michel Reynaud, James A. Moorhouse & Michael Berenbaum Cooper Square Press (May 29, 2001)

This is the remarkable story of German and European Jehovah's Witnesses persecuted by the Nazis, who could have avoided persecution by simply renouncing their faith yet who refused in the majority of cases,...


Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places

by Erica T. Lehrer Indiana University Press (July 19, 2013)

Since the end of Communism, Jews from around the world have visited Poland to tour Holocaust-related sites. A few venture further, seeking to learn about their own Polish roots and connect with contemporary...


Anne Frank

by Francine Prose HarperCollins e-books (September 29, 2009)

“A definitive, deeply moving inquiry into the life of the young, imperiled artist, and a masterful exegesis of Diary of a Young Girl…Extraordinary testimony to the power of literature and compassion” –...


Bending Toward the Sun

by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie HarperCollins e-books (September 01, 2009)

A beautifully written family memoir, Bending Toward the Sun explores an emotional legacy—forged in the terror of the Holocaust—that has shaped three generations of lives. Leslie Gilbert-Lurie tells the story...


Such Good Girls

by R. D. Rosen Harper (September 09, 2014)

Edgar Award-winning mystery novelist R. D. Rosen tells the story of the hidden children who survived the Holocaust through the lives of three girls hidden in three different countriesamong the less than 10...


Flory: Survival in the Valley of Death

by Flory Van Beek HarperOne (October 13, 2009)

In 1939, as the Nazi occupation grew from threat to reality, the Jewish population throughout Europe faced heart-wrenching decisions—to flee and lose their homes or to go into hiding, hoping against all odds...


The Cunning of History

by Richard E. Rubenstein HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Richard Rubenstein writes of the holocaust, why it happened, why it happened when it did, and why it may happen again and again.


Anne Frank

by Melissa Muller Henry Holt and Co. (June 11, 2013)

Updated and filled with striking new revelations, the bestselling, "superb" biography that "honors in full a life we thought we knew" (Newsweek)

Praised as "remarkable," "meticulous," and "long overdue," Anne...


The Polish Experience through World War II: A Better Day Has Not Come

by Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm & Neal Pease Lexington Books (April 26, 2013)

The Polish Experience through World War II explores Polish history through the lives of people touched by the war. The touching and terrible experiences of these people are laid bare by straightforward, first-hand...


Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1941-1942

by Jürgen Matthäus, Emil Kerenji, Jan Lambertz & Leah Wolfson AltaMira Press (March 28, 2013)

Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1941–1942, Volume III sheds light on the personal and public lives of Jews during a period when Hitler’s triumph in Europe seemed assured, and the mass murder of millions...


Country of Ash: A Jewish Doctor in Poland, 1939-1945

by Edward Reicher, Magda Bogin & Elisabeth Bizouard-Reicher Bellevue Literary Press (March 29, 2013)

A starkly compelling, original chronicle of survival in Nazi-occupied Poland, available in English for the first time.


The Columbia Guide to the Holocaust

by Donald L. Niewyk & Francis R. Nicosia Columbia University Press (September 26, 2000)

Offering a multidimensional approach to one of the most important episodes of the twentieth century, The Columbia Guide to the Holocaust offers readers and researchers a general history of the Holocaust while...


Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1938-1940

by Alexandra Garbarini, Emil Kerenji, Jan Lambertz & Avinoam Patt AltaMira Press (August 16, 2011)

Volume II begins with Kristallnacht in 1938 and continues through Jewish flight out of Germany, the onset of World War II, the forced relocation of the Jews of Europe to the East, and the formation of Jewish...


The Death Camps of Croatia: Visions and Revisions, 1941-1945

by Raphael Israeli Transaction Publishers (March 04, 2013)

Raphael Israeli shows that in Yugoslavia during World War II, anti-Semitism was deeply rooted and widespread. Israeli distills fact and historical record from accusation and grievance, noting that seventy years...


Julius Streicher: Nazi Editor of the Notorious Anti-semitic Newspaper Der Sturmer

by Randall Bytwerk Cooper Square Press (July 17, 2001)

A look at the life and work of Julius Streicher (1885-1946) the editor of Der Sturmer a widely read anti-semitic weekly newspaper


Reading Auschwitz

by Mary Lagerwey AltaMira Press (October 27, 1998)

"My mind refuses to play its part in the scholarly exercise. I walk around in a daze, remembering occasionally to take a picture. I've heard that many people cry here, but I am too numb to feel. The wind whips...


The Pianist

by Wladyslaw Szpilman Picador (September 02, 2000)

Named one of the Best Books of 1999 by the Los Angeles Times, The Pianist is now a major motion picture directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody (Son of Sam). The Pianist won the Cannes Film Festival's...


Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

by Samuel Totten Transaction Publishers (January 23, 2013)

Academics, NGOs, the United Nations, and individual nations are focused on the prevention and intervention of genocide. Traditionally, missions to prevent or intervene in genocide have been sporadic and under-resourced....


The Nazi Séance

by Arthur J. Magida St. Martin's Press (November 29, 2011)

World War I left Berlin, and all of Germany, devastated. Charlatans and demagogues eagerly exploited the desperate crowds. Fascination with the occult was everywhere – in private séances, personalized psychic...


We All Wore Stars

by Theo Coster & Marjolijn De Jager St. Martin's Press (October 18, 2011)

In 1941, Theo Coster was a student at the Amsterdam Jewish Lyceum, one in a class of 28 Jewish children that the Nazis had segregated from the rest of the Dutch population. Among Theo's fellow students was a...


The Boy

by Dan Porat Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 26, 2010)

A cobblestone road. A sunny day. A soldier. A gun. A child, arms high in the air. A moment captured on film. But what is the history behind arguably the most recognizable photograph of the Holocaust? In The...


The Arabs and the Holocaust

by Gilbert Achcar Henry Holt and Co. (April 27, 2010)

An unprecedented and judicious examination of what the Holocaust means—and doesn't mean—in the Arab world, one of the most explosive subjects of our time

There is no more inflammatory topic than the Arabs...


The Boy Who Lost His Birthday: A Memoir of Loss, Survival, and Triumph

by Berkowits & Kenny Hamilton Books (September 05, 2008)

The Boy Who Lost His Birthday is the uplifting story of one man's journey from boyhood in rural Hungary to triumph over oppression during the Holocaust and finally to a role as a spiritual leader in America....


The Hours After

by Gerda Weissmann Klein & Kurt Klein St. Martin's Press (February 19, 2000)

The love letters of Gerda and Kurt Klein, revealing one of the greatest love stories ever told.

Over fifty years ago, Gerda Weissmann was barely alive at the end of a 350-mile death march that took her from a...


Painted in Words: A Memoir

by Samuel S Bak & Amos Oz Indiana University Press (September 27, 2001)

At my first sight of a painting by Samuel Bak, I had the keen sense that he was telling me stories with his brush. Now that at long last he has written this book, I find it no wonder that he has painted with...


In Memory's Kitchen: A Legacy from the Women of Terezin

by Michael Berenbaum, Bianca Steiner Brown & De Cara Silva Jason Aronson, Inc. (March 10, 2006)

Everyone eats, everyone has memories, and everyone has traditions. Written by undernourished and starving women in the Czechoslovakian concentration camp, In Memory's Kitchen pages are filled with the recipes...


History vs. Apologetics: The Holocaust, the Third Reich, and the Catholic Church

by David Cymet Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Set within the context of the political and ideological developments of the time, History vs. Apologetics examines the role played by the Catholic Church in the rise and consolidation of the Third Reich and...


My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me

by Jennifer Teege, Nikola Sellmair & Carolin Sommer The Experiment (April 07, 2015)

Now in paperback: The New York Times bestselling memoir hailed as “unforgettable” (Publishers Weekly) and “a stunning memoir of cultural trauma and personal identity” (Booklist).

At age 38, Jennifer...


Architects of Death

by Karen Bartlett St. Martin's Press (August 21, 2018)

A sobering story of an industrial family’s cold efficiency behind the design of the ovens at Auschwitz

Architects of Death tells the astonishing story of how the gas chambers and crematoria that facilitated...


Hitler's Austria

by Evan Burr Bukey The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Although Austrians comprised only 8 percent of the population of Hitler's Reich, they made up 14 percent of SS members and 40 percent of those involved in the Nazis' killing operations. This was no coincidence....