ERIC Number: ED430830
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Blaze Engulfs: January 1939 to December 1941. Holocaust Series, Book 3. First Edition.
There are eight volumes in this series on the Holocaust. Volumes 1-6 recount the history of the Jewish people in various year groupings: (1) "Ancient 1935"; (2) "September 1935 to December 1938"; (3) "January 1939 to December 1941"; (4) "January 1942 to June 1943"; (5) "July 1943 to April 1945"; (6) "May 1945 and After." Volumes 7 and 8 provide resources for further study: (7) " A Collection of Primary Sources"; (8) "A Comprehensive Listing of Media for Further Study." The volumes are designed and written to educate the juvenile reader. They contain chronologies, glossaries, source notes, a list of references for further reading, a bibliography to support the historical narrative, and numerous photographs. This brief book is third in this series on the Holocaust as it is recounted year by year. The reading level is intended for the juvenile reader. Using primary source material along with historical narrative, this volume explores the unique aspects and events in the period of the Holocaust between January 1939 and December 1941. This volume three begins with an introduction entitled "Fire and Sword" and tells of the growing anti Semitism by the Nazis and the Nazi plan for destruction of the Jews. Chapters are presented chronologically and are entitled: (1) "January-August 1939 -- A Long Night of Savagery"; (2) "August-December 1939 -- Close Your Eyes to Pity!"; (3) "December 1939-April 1940 -- The Soil Bleeds"; (4) "April-December 1940 -- We Shall Never Surrender"; and (5) "January-December 1941 -- A Huge Game of Death." A chronology of the Holocaust from 1933-1945 is presented. (EH)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Jews, Judaism, Multicultural Education, Nazism, Religious Discrimination, Social Studies, World History, World War II
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Identifiers - Location: Germany