Merrimack College: McQuade Library


Remembering survival : inside a Nazi slave-labor camp / Christopher R. Browning.


  • ISBN: 9780393070194 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0393070190 (hardcover)
  • Description: xxii, 375 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., c2010.

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Merrimack College Stacks (2nd) D805.P7 B76 2010 (Text to phone) Available -
Gordon College Stack Level 2 D 805 .P7 B76 2010 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem State University Stacks D 805 .P7 B76 2010 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-362) and index.
Contents Note: pt. 1. The Jews of Wierzbnik -- The prewar Jewish community of Wierzbnik-Starachowice -- The outbreak of war -- The early months of German occupation -- The Judenrat -- The German occupiers in Wierzbnik-Starachowice -- Coping with adversity in Wierzbnik, 1940-1942 -- pt. 2. The destruction of the Wierzbnik ghetto -- Wierzbnik on the eve of destruction -- The Aktion, October 27, 1942 -- Into the camps -- pt. 3. Terror and typhus : fall 1942-spring 1943 -- Personalities and structures -- The typhus epidemic -- The Althoff massacres -- Tartak -- pt. 4. Stabilization -- The Kolditz era : summer-fall 1943 -- Jewish work -- Food, property, and the underground economy -- The Ukrainian guards -- Poles and Jews -- Children in the camps -- Childbirth, abortion, sex, and rape -- The Schroth era : winter-spring 1944 -- pt. 5. Consolidation, escape, evacuation -- Closing Majówka and Tartak -- The final days -- From Starachowice to Birkenau -- The Starachowice women and children in Birkenau -- Escapees -- pt. 6. Aftermath -- Return to and flight from Wierzbnik -- Postwar investigations and trials in Germany -- Conclusion.