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JEWI SH BOOK ANNUAL
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CDJC — Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine, Paris
CFPJ — Central Federation of the Polish Jews in Argentine,
Buenos Aires
CJHC — Central Jewish Historical Commission in Poland, Lodz,
Cracow and Warsaw
I . BIBLIOGRAPHY
F
r i e d m a n
, P
h il i p
.
The destruction of Warsaw as reflected in the literature.
Kultur un Dertziung
, v. 20 (1950), no. 4, p. 9-12; no. 5, p. 61-63.
M
a y z il
, N
a h m a n
.
The destruction of Warsaw and the ghetto uprising in Yiddish
literature.
Yidishe Kultur
, v. 12 (1950), no. 4, p. 6-10.
S
z a jk o w sk i
,
Z. A bibliography of publications on the W7arsaw ghetto.
Yivo-
Bleter
, v. 30 (1947), no. 2, p. 280-89.
I I . EYE-W ITNESS ACCOUNTS, DIARIES AND MEMOIRS
B
a s k i n d
, B
e r
.
La grande Epouvante. Souvenir d’un rescape du ghetto de Varsovie
(Memoirs of a refugee of the Warsaw ghetto). Paris, Ed. Calmann Levy,
1945. 135 p.
B
a s s
-M
e l t z e r
, E
s t h e r
.
In di negel fun umkum (In the claws of destruction).
Translated from Polish by Aaron Zukhowski. Introduction by Melekh
/
Ravitch. Montreal, 1950. 48 p.
These memoirs, written in 1945 after Liberation, begin with the big extermi-
nation operation (“action”) in July, 1942, in the Warsaw ghetto, and there-
after describe the writer’s experience of life in hiding, during the Polish
Rebellion (1944), in the prison of the Gestapo, persecution by Polish black-
mailers, etc.
B
e r g
, M
a r y
.
The Wrarsaw ghetto: a diary. Translated by Norbert Guterman
and edited by S. L. Schneiderman. New York, L. B. Fisher, 1945. 235 p.
Published also in French (Paris, Albin Michel, 1945); Italian (de Carlo,
1946); and Hebrew (Tel Aviv, N. Tversky, 1946). Diary of a young girl
giving a particularly lively description of the cultural and social life, psycho-
logical reactions and moral attitudes of the Jewish youth.
B
o z y k ow sk i
, T
o v y a
. T z v i s h n f a ln d ik e v e n t (B e tw e e n fa l l in g w a l l s ) . W a r s a w ,
H e h a l u t z ,
1949. 353 p.
Hebrew edition:
Beyn kirot noflim.
Tel Aviv, Hakibbutz Hameuhad, 1950.
223 p. Translated by Moshe Bassok.
One of the leaders of the Jewish Fighting Organization describes his exper-
ience since January, 1942, in fighting, on “Aryan papers,” in hiding, in dugouts
and sewers, and during the Polish Revolt (1944).
The day-by day eyewitness diary of a Polish Gentile: the extermination of 500,000
Jews in the Warsaw ghetto. New York, American Council of the Warsaw
Jews and the American Friends of Polish Jews, 1944. 47 p.
The diary of a Polish official employed in a municipal office in the center of
the Warsaw ghetto. The diary was sent by the Polish underground to London
to the Polish Government in Exile. A Yiddish version appeared in the New
York
Morgn Journal
in 1944.
E
d e lm a n
, M
a r e k
.
The ghetto fights. New York, American Representation of the
General Jewish Workers’ Union of Poland, 1946. 76 p.
The diary of one of the leading officers of the Jewish Fighting Organization.
First published in Polish (Warsaw, 1945). A Yiddish edition was published
in the anthology
In di yorn fun yidishn hurbn
(cf. infra), p. 153-210.
E
r l ic hm a n
, S
a r a
.
Biydey tmeyim (In the hands of the impure). Letters to a
sister from the Valley of Tears. Tel Aviv, Mifleget Poaley Eretz Israel, 1946.
231 p. Illustrated.
Ghetto Warsaw and the Jewish revolt.