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Author Arad, Yitzhak, 1926-

Title Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka : The Operation Reinhard Death Camps / Yitzhak Arad
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1987]


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Description viii, 437 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Part One: The Extermination Machine. The "Final Solution": From Shooting to Gas ; Operations Reinhard: Organization and Manpower ; Belzec: construction and Experiments ; Construction of Sobibor ; Construction of Treblinka ; Preparing for the Deportations ; Expulsion from the Ghettos ; The Trains of Death ; Belzec: March 17 to June, 1942 ; Sobibor: May to July, 1942 ; Treblinka: July 23 to August 28, 1942 ; Reorganization in Treblinka ; The Mission of Gerstein and Pfannenstiel ; Jewish Working Prisoners ; Women Prisoners ; Improved Extermination Techniques and Installations ; The Annihilation of the Jews in the General Government ; Deportations from Bialystok General District and Ostland ; Transports from Other European Countries ; The Extermination of Gypsies ; The Economic Plunder ; Himmler's Visit to Sobibor and Treblinka ; The Erasure of the Crimes -- Part Two: Life in the Shadow of Death. Portraits of the Perpetrators ; The Prisoners' Daily Life ; The Prisoners and the Deportees ; Faith and Religion ; Diseases, Epidemics, and Suicide ; social Life -- Part three: Escape and Resistance. The Cognizance and Reaction of the Victims in Occupied Poland ; Escapes from the Trains and Spontaneous Acts of Resistance ; Escapes from the Camps ; The Underground in Treblinka ; The Plan for the Uprising in Treblinka ; August 2, 1943: The Uprising in Treblinka ; Pursuit and Escape from Treblinka ; Ideas and Organization for Resistance in Sobibor ; The Underground in Sobibor ; The Plan for the Uprising in Sobibor ; October 14, 1943: The Uprising in Sobibor ; Pursuit and Escape from Sobibor ; Survival among the Local Population ; Reports about the death Camps in Polish Wartime Publications ; an Evaluation of the Uprisings and Their Results ; Operation Erntefest ; The Liquidation of the Camps and the Termination of Operation Reinhard ; Epilogue
Summary Records the history of the death camps and their inmates
Analysis Belzec (Concentration camp)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland
Sobibór (Concentration camp)
Treblinka (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 Prisoners and prisons, German
Notes "This work was made possible by a grant from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture."--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-406) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Sobibór (Concentration camp)
Sobibór (Concentration camp)
Belzec (Concentration camp)
Treblinka (Concentration camp)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Operation Reinhard, Poland, 1942-1943.
Concentration camps -- Poland.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland.
LC no. 85045883
ISBN 0253342937