ERIC Number: ED430833
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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From the Ashes: May 1945 and After. Holocaust Series, Book 6. First Edition.
Ayer, Eleanor H.; Chicoine, Stephen D.
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 sixth in this series on the Holocaust as it is recounted year by year. The reading level is intended for the juvenile reader. This volume six discusses the fate of those Jews who survived annihilation by the Nazis, their further persecution, search for a homeland in Palestine, and hunt for Nazi war criminals. The book also examines other cases of genocide in Bosnia, Rwanda and elsewhere. Its introduction is entitled Collapse of the Third Reich and tells of the fall of the Nazi regime and attempts to cover up concentration camp atrocities in the final days of the war.. Chapters are presented chronologically and are entitled: (1) "May 1945 -- Staring"; (2) "June-November 1945 -- What Will Become of Us?"; (3) "November 1945-October 1946 -- Crimes Against Humanity"; (4) "To July 1949 -- I'm Jewish. I Have a State!"; (5) "Postwar to Today -- No Right to Die in Peace"; (6) "Postwar to Today -- Illusions Shaped One's Hopes"; and (7) "1915 to Today -- Hatred Can Be Nurtured Anywhere." 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