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Title: GENOCIDE AND RESCUE
THE HOLOCAUST IN HUNGARY 1944
By: David Cesarani (Editor)
Format: Hardback

List price: £85.00


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ISBN 10: 185973121X
ISBN 13: 9781859731215
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
Pub. date: 1 October, 1997
Pages: 224
Description: Examines the deportation and murder of 435,000 Hungarian Jews during the last months of World War II, when German military and diplomatic power was on the wane. Drawing on new sources, leading scholars attempt to shed light on a shameful period in history.
Synopsis: Why didn't the Hungarian Jews do more to resist the 'Final Solution'? Why didn't the Allies bomb the gas chambers at Auschwitz? Why did the Allies sabotage schemes to save the Jews?In this provocative book, historians from Hungary, Israel, Britain and the United States examine one of the greatest tragedies of World War II -- the deportation and murder of 435,000 Hungarian Jews during the last months of the war when German military and diplomatic power was on the wane. Could Jews in the West have done more to help, or were they 'prisoners' of civil servants and politicians in Whitehall and the US State Department? Drawing on new sources, leading scholars address these controversial issues and shed new light on a shameful period in history.
Illustrations: bibliography, index
Publication: UK
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Returns: Non-returnable
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