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ERIC Number: ED430831
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 83
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-1-56711-204-8
A Firestorm Unleashed: January 1942 to June 1943. Holocaust Series, Book 4. First Edition.
Ayer, Eleanor H.
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 volume four explores the unique aspects and events in the period of the Holocaust between January 1942 and June 1943. The introduction is entitled "Only Carrying Out Orders" and tells of the growing anti Semitism by the Nazis and the move toward the "Final Solution" of the destruction of the Jews. Chapters are presented chronologically and are entitled: (1) "January-February 1942 -- Resettlement"; (2) "March-May 1942 -- So Many People at Once"; (3) "June-September 1942 -- Why Do We Have to Suffer So?"; (4) "June-August 1942 -- I Have a Number in My Skin Now"; (5) "September-December 1942 -- It Is the Silence That Frightens Me"; (6) "December 1942-April 1943 -- A Spiritual Prison"; and (7) "April-June 1943 -- Only the Sky Has Remained Unchanged." A chronology of the Holocaust from 1933-1945 is presented. (EH)
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Publication Type: Books
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Germany