MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Historia obozu
(Polish-language set)
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Auschwitz. Nazi Death Camp The book is an outline history of the Auschwitz concentration camp for a general readership. Its contents include the origins, construction, and expansion of the camp, the organizational structure and characteristics of the SS administration, the conditions under which the prisoners lived and labored, the medical experiments, the fate of children in the camp, the mass extermination of the Jews, the number of victims, the plundering of Jewish property, the camp resistance movement, the escapes, the evacuation, the liquidation, and liberation of the camp, and the trial and punishment of the SS camp garrison The publication is based on the latest scholarly research, as carried out in large part by the Museum research staff. Auschwitz from A to Z. An Illustrated History The first of its kind: More than 300 concise articles, in alphabetical order, covering topics in the history of the largest Nazi German concentration camp and extermination center, Auschwitz-written for a general readership in a concise, accessible style. Photographs, archival documents, and reproductions of art works by prisoner eyewitnesses supplement and enrich the text. The authors, Piotr M.A. Cywiński, Piotr Setkiewicz and Jacek Lachendro, said about the book: "It was not our aim to describe everything conveyed by the eyewitnesses, nor to present the entirety of the knowledge attained in decades of historical research. 'Auschwitz from A to Z' is intended for everyone interested in learning more about various aspects–standard or little known&–of the history of Auschwitz". Auschwitz from A to Z. An Illustrated History (PDF) Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Past and the Present The guide conveys, in 32 pages, essential information about the history of the Nazi German concentration camp, and describes the founding and ongoing work of the Museum. Richly illustrated with historical and contemporary photographs, the guide presents the most important data on Auschwitz, including the number of victims, the story of the founding of the camp and its expansion, descriptions of the Resistance Movement inside and around the camp. It also descibes the liberation of the camp, and a timeline of important events. The part devoted to the Museum covers its history, beginning with the moment several months after the end of the Second World War when a group of former Polish prisoners began to publicly espouse the idea of commemorating the victims of Auschwitz. The folder also presents the wide-ranging programs that the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust offers to students and teachers. Furthermore, it is useful in preparing for visits to the Memorial. Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Past and the Present The guide conveys, in 32 pages, essential information about the history of the Nazi German concentration camp, and describes the founding and ongoing work of the Museum. Richly illustrated with historical and contemporary photographs, the guide presents the most important data on Auschwitz, including the number of victims, the story of the founding of the camp and its expansion, descriptions of the Resistance Movement inside and around the camp. It also descibes the liberation of the camp, and a timeline of important events. The part devoted to the Museum covers its history, beginning with the moment several months after the end of the Second World War when a group of former Polish prisoners began to publicly espouse the idea of commemorating the victims of Auschwitz. The folder also presents the wide-ranging programs that the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust offers to students and teachers. Furthermore, it is useful in preparing for visits to the Memorial.

Product features

Title in polish:
Historia obozu. Zestaw tematyczny
Manufacturer:
Publication Department PMAB
Weight:
1.70 kg

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