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Title Anatomy of the Auschwitz death camp / Yisrael Gutman and Michael Berenbaum, editors ; editorial board, Yehuda Bauer, Raul Hilberg, and Franciszek Piper
Published Bloomington : Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. by Indiana University Press, [1994]


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Description xvi, 638 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. I. A History of the Camp. 1. Auschwitz - An Overview / Yisrael Gutman. 2. The System of Prisoner Exploitation / Franciszek Piper. 3. The Satellite Camps / Shmuel Krakowski. 4. The Number of Victims / Franciszek Piper -- Pt. II. Dimensions of Genocide. 5. Auschwitz and the "Final Solution" / Raul Hilberg. 6. A Site in Search of a Mission / Robert-Jan Van Pelt. 7. Gas Chambers and Crematoria / Franciszek Piper. 8. The Machinery of Mass Murder at Auschwitz / Jean-Claude Pressac and Robert-Jan Van Pelt. 9. The Plunder of Victims and Their Corpses / Andrzej Strzelecki -- Pt. III. The Perpetrators. 10. Historical-Sociological Profile of the Auschwitz SS / Aleksander Lasik. 11. Rudolf Hoss: Manager of Crime / Aleksander Lasik. 12. Nazi Doctors / Robert Jay Lifton and Amy Hackett. 13. The Crimes of Josef Mengele / Helena Kubica -- Pt. IV. The Inmates. 14. The Auschwitz Prisoner Administration / Danuta Czech. 15. Hospitals / Irena Strzelecka. 16. Women / Irena Strzelecka
17. Children / Helena Kubica. 18. The Family Camp / Nili Keren. 19. Gypsies / Yehuda Bauer. 20. Hungarian Jews / Randolph L. Braham. 21. Auschwitz - A Psychological Perspective / Leo Eitinger -- Pt. V. The Resistance. 22. The Auschwitz Underground / Hermann Langbein. 23. Prisoner Escapes / Henryk Swiebocki. 24. Diaries of the Sonderkommando / Nathan Cohen -- Pt. VI. Auschwitz and the Outside World. 25. What Was Known and When / Martin Gilbert. 26. The Vrba and Wetzler Report / Miroslav Karny. 27. Why Auschwitz Wasn't Bombed / David S. Wyman. 28. Postwar Prosecution of the Auschwitz SS / Aleksander Lasik. 29. The Literature of Auschwitz / Lawrence Langer
Summary Commissioned by the U.S. Holocaust Research Institute." ... Principal sections of the book address the institutional history of the camp, the technology and dimensions of the genocide carried out there, the profiles of the perpetrators and the lives of the inmates, underground resistance and escapes, and what the outside world knew about Auschwitz and when. A major study of the design and construction of the gas chambers and crematoria reveals the economic competitiveness, bureaucratic struggles, and technological sophistication behind the manufacture of the machinery that was used to murder and incinerate thousands daily ..."
Analysis Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland
Notes Commissioned by the U.S. Holocaust Research Institute
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Birkenau (Concentration camp)
SUBJECT Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland.
Sonderkommandos -- Poland.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Poland.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland.
SUBJECT Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945.
Author Berenbaum, Michael, 1945-
Gutman, Israel.
U.S. Holocaust Research Institute.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
LC no. 93045729
ISBN 0253326842