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Auschwitz and the Allies / Martin Gilbert.

1st American ed.. New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, [1981] .
ISBN 0030592844, 9780030592843

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Subjects Alliierte
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Auschwitz -- Konzentrationslager.
Diplomatic history.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jews -- Poland.
Konzentrationslager Auschwitz
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Poland.
Description 368 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "A devastating account of how the Allies responded to the news of Hitler's mass murder"--Cover.
Contents 1. The final solution : Hitler's pledge: 'the complete annihilation of the Jews' ; Humanity versus high policy ; Warnings and forebodings ; Britain's dilemma ; 'Unbelievable crimes': May 1942 ; Evidence and omissions ; 'Camps are being prepared' ; Towards 'an unknown destination' ; Rescue and refuge ; Slaughter in the east ; Eye-witness ; 'This bestial policy' -- 2. Hope and hopelessness : 'Everything has to be tried' ; Rescue and massacre ; Warsaw and Bermuda ; The debate of 19 May 1943 ; 'I have never forgotten the terrible suffering ... ' ; The spread of Nazi power ; 'A quite unmanageable flood' ; Towards a second front ; The German occupation of Hungary -- 3. Auschwitz revealed : Escape from Auschwitz, April 1944 ; Zionism at bay: rescue at risk ; The deportations from Hungary, May 1944 ; A Gestapo offer: 'unmanageable numbers' ; The truth about Auschwitz reaches the west, June 1944 ; The Gestapo offer: 'keep the pot boiling' ; 'Do all in your power' ; 'Get anything out of the Air Force you can' ; 'The biggest outcry possible' ; Fears of a flood ; Bombing Auschwitz: 'Cost ... to no purpose' ; 'These wailing Jews' ; The end of Auschwitz ; 'The worst of all the camps'
Geographic Area Poland
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7197730
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WorldCat Identities Gilbert, Martin, 1936-2015.
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