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Contains information about Richard Wharton's experiences as a participant in the invasion of Italy and the liberation of Dachau. The testimony focuses on the desperation felt by Wharton after the death of a child in the camp.
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Consists of copies of a typed manuscript and the printed version of "For the Good of All ... Anti-Semitism: Are Jews Still Expendable?" by Emanuel A. Winston. The article is the author's reaction to the silence kept by the Allied leaders during World War II while the Nazis exterminated the Jews of Europe. A great part of the article is devoted to drawing parallels between the Holocaust and Jewish-Arab problems of the Middle East in the 1980s.
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Contains information about regulation of rations; recruitment of labor; distribution of alcohol; resettlement of Baltic citizens; statistics for distribution of food supplies and horses; Russian refugees; the 1943 harvest in Ostland; special handling of Poles in Ostland; provisions for and quartering of the Wehrmacht; the "Turiba" organization led by Ernst Puravs; supplies for prisoners in Salaspils (pp. 214-217); and provisions for prisoners of war in Ostland.
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[Preliminary] Contains several "Besondere Anordnung" (special orders) concerning Wehrmacht activities in Ostland; sanitation concerns; food rationing for prisoners of war; handling of Soviet prisoners of war; prisoner of war camps in Ostland; and various other military matters including travel; fire prevention; and maintenance of military vehicles in winter. Also included is a 30 Oct 1943 memo from the Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber Ostland mentioning suposed Jewish responsibility for war [p. 130].
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Includes testimonies of several Hungarian Holocaust survivors. The testimonies describe life in the Auschwitz concentration camp, transports of Hungarians to Auschwitz, the selections conducted by Dr. Josef Mengele, life in Hungarian ghettos, and the experience of the workers in the so-called "Canada" supply facility at Auschwitz.
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Consists of a copy of a survivor testimony written by Gabriel Mermall in diary form. The diary recounts the experiences of Mermall and his son, Tommy, during six months of hiding in a forest near the Carpathian Mountains. The diary also contains information about Christians who aided Mermall and his son, activity of partisans in Hungary, and the advance of the Soviet Army at the end of World War II. Portions of the testimony are written in narrative form and are intermingled with the diary entries.
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Contains information about Sophie Miklos and her experiences of persecution in Romania, deportation to the Oradea ghetto, imprisonment at Auschwitz, and liberation by the Red Army.
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The testimony contains information about the persecution suffered by Martin Alexander, his immediate family, and other Jews of Berlin before and during the Holocaust. A great portion of the testimony relates to Martin Alexander's experiences while imprisoned at Auschwitz and Birkenau.
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Consists of a copy of "Death March: April 14. 1945 - April 24. 1945" written by Benno Fischer in Jun 1945. The testimony describes Fischer's experiences as a prisoner of Flossenbürg, his forced labor in an airplane factory, and his participation in a death march through Bavaria.
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Consists of selected documents from the Zentrale Staatsarchiv in Potsdam concerning various Holocaust subjects. Among the topics mentioned are anti-Semitism, Jewish refugees from Germany, laws for identification of Jews, and transport lists for Terezin and Auschwitz.