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A history of Jewish youth in Nazi Europe, and their experiences
at home, in hiding, in the ghettos, and in the slave labor and death
camps.
H
a y e s
, P
e t e r
.
Lessons and legacies: meaning of the Holocaust in a changing
world.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1991 373 p.
Essays discussing historiographic themes, the historical events,
and contemporary understanding of the Holocaust.
H
e l p e r n
, R
a e
.
The light behind the window.
New York: Shengold Pub­
lishers, 1991. 118 p.
Tells how author survived the Holocaust in hiding, and how
she rebult her life after the war.
K
l e e
, E
r n s t
and
W
i l l i
D
r e s s e n
,
eds.
“The good old days”: the Holocaust
seen by its perpetrators and bystanders.
New York: Free Press, 1991.
314 p.
Collection of diaries, letters and confidential reports written by
executioners of Treblinka.
K
r a n z l e r
, D
av id
and
E
l i e z e r
G
e w i r t z
.
To save a world: profiles of Hol­
ocaust rescue.
Lakewood, NJ: CIS Publishers, 1991. 255 p.
The little known stories o f Rabbis M. Weissmandel, A.
Kalmanowitz, and E. Tress, G. Montello, R. Sternbuch and R.
Teichman, who rescued thousands of Jews.
L
a n g e r
, L
a w r e n c e
J .
Holocaust testimonies: the ruins of memory.
New Ha­
ven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991. 216 p.
Langer analyzes videotaped oral testimonies of Holocaust sur­
vivors, and contrasts written and oral narratives.
M
i l l u
, L
ia n a
.
Smoke over Birkenau.
T r. from the Italian by Lynne S.
Schwartz. Phila.: Jewish Publication Society, 1991. 202 p.
English translation of a Holocaust memoir first published in It­
aly in 1947.
M
i l t o n
, S
y b i l
.
In fitting memory: the art and politics of Holocaust memorials.
Photographs by Ira Nowinski. Detroit: Wayne State University
Press, 1991. 36 p.
A critical survey of Holocaust memorials and monuments in Eu­
rope, Israel, and the United States.
R
i t t n e r
, C
a r o l
and
J
ohn
K.
R
o t h
,
eds.
Memory offended: the Auschwitz
convent controversy.
New York: Praeger, 1991. 289 p.
Essays discuss the controversy over the construction of a Car­
melite Convent at the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
S
h a p i r a
, K
a lo n ym u s
K
a lm a n
.
A student’s obligation: advicefrom the Rebbe
of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Northvale, NJ: J . Aronson, 1991. 215 p.
Rabbi Shapira was the last hasidic rebbe of Eastern Europe who
functioned as the rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto.
T
a u b e r
, E
z r i e l
.
Darkness before dawn: the Holocaust, and growth through
suffering.
Monsey, NY: Shalheves, 1992. 274 p.