Holocaust Heroes: Resistance to Hitler's Final Solution (Hardcover)

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Holocaust Heroes: Resistance to Hitler's Final Solution (Hardcover)


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Holocaust Heroes is an inspiring book that examines the incredible--yet tragic--examples of Jewish resistance in ghettos and concentration camps during the days of the Nazis' Final Solution. The Warsaw Uprising during the spring of 1944 is the most infamous rebellion, but there were other occasions of Jews and other prisoners fighting back--often with stunning results--against their murderers via the armed Jewish resistance. Destroying gas chambers, efforts to take over camps, and escaping en masse were just some of the brave methods attempted to stop the machinery of the Holocaust throughout Poland and the Ukraine. In virtually every case, the brave men and women who rebelled against their captors, paid dearly with their lives.

Holocaust Heroes recounts the stories of these individuals who fought against victimization and acted with bravery, resourcefulness, and resistance to fight against their tragic fate. An important and original addition to the bibliography of the Holocaust, these stories are uplifting, inspiring, and profoundly moving.

Product Details ISBN: 9781591142560
ISBN-10: 1591142563
Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
Publication Date: August 15th, 2016
Pages: 224
Language: English