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They were just people [electronic resource] : stories of rescue in Poland during the Holocaust / Bill Tammeus and Jacques Cukierkorn.

By: Tammeus, Bill.
Contributor(s): Cukierkorn, Jacques.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 236 p.) : maps, ports.ISBN: 9780826271976 (electronic bk.); 0826271979 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jews -- Poland -- Biography | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Personal narratives | Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust -- Poland | Holocaust survivors -- Poland -- Biography | Holocaust survivors -- United States -- Biography | Poland -- Biography | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | HISTORY -- Holocaust | Judenvernichtung | �Uberlebender | Retter | PolenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: They were just people.DDC classification: 940.53/180922438 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- The stories -- Zygie Allweiss -- Irene Bau -- Sheila Bernard -- Maria Devinki -- Aaron Elster and Irene Budkowski -- Roman Frayman -- Rose Gelbart -- Felicia Graber -- Feliks Karpman -- Jerry Koenig -- Andre Nowacki -- Anna Schiff -- Barbara Turkeltaub -- Father Romuald Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel -- Felix Zandman -- Four rescuers -- After the war -- A brief chronology of events related to rescuing Jews in Poland -- Yad Vashem -- The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous.
Summary: "Tammeus and Cukierkorn interview Jewish survivors and their non-Jewish rescuers, capturing for future generations stories of how, through courage and ingenuity, a few Jews in Poland escaped the Holocaust, and revealing how individuals can preserve civility and compassion even in the face of overwhelming evil"--Provided by publisher.
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Introduction -- The stories -- Zygie Allweiss -- Irene Bau -- Sheila Bernard -- Maria Devinki -- Aaron Elster and Irene Budkowski -- Roman Frayman -- Rose Gelbart -- Felicia Graber -- Feliks Karpman -- Jerry Koenig -- Andre Nowacki -- Anna Schiff -- Barbara Turkeltaub -- Father Romuald Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel -- Felix Zandman -- Four rescuers -- After the war -- A brief chronology of events related to rescuing Jews in Poland -- Yad Vashem -- The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous.

"Tammeus and Cukierkorn interview Jewish survivors and their non-Jewish rescuers, capturing for future generations stories of how, through courage and ingenuity, a few Jews in Poland escaped the Holocaust, and revealing how individuals can preserve civility and compassion even in the face of overwhelming evil"--Provided by publisher.

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