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Author Langbein, Hermann, 1912-1995.
Title Menschen in Auschwitz. English
People in Auschwitz / Hermann Langbein ; translated by Harry Zohn ; foreword by Henry Friedlander.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press : Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, [2004]
©2004

Subject Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 549 pages) : illustrations
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 523-536) and index.
Contents Author's rationale -- The camp and its jargon -- The history of the extermination camp -- Numbers -- The prisoners -- Under the power of the camp -- The Muselmann -- The inmate and death -- Music and games -- Canada -- The VIPs -- Jewish VIPs -- Creating accomplices -- The Sonderkommando -- The inmate infirmary -- Those born in Auschwitz -- Resistance -- The jailers -- The guards -- People, not devils -- The commandant -- SS leaders -- Physicians in the SS -- Dr. Wirths -- Subordinates of the SS leaders -- Sexuality -- Reactions of human nature -- Frank and Pestek -- Civilians in Auschwitz -- Afterward -- Inmates after liberation -- SS members after the war -- Conclusion and warning.
Summary People in Auschwitz is very different from other works on the most infamous of Nazi annihilation centers. Langbein's account is a scrupulously scholarly achievement interwining his own experiences with quotations from other inmates, SS guards and administrators, civilian industry and military personnel, and official documents.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note In English, translated from German.
Print version record.
ISBN 0807863637 (electronic bk.)
9780807863633 (electronic bk.)
0807828165 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807828168 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 57706661
Additional Format Print version: Langbein, Hermann, 1912-1995. Menschen in Auschwitz. English. People in Auschwitz. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press : Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ©2004 0807828165 (DLC) 2003020485 (OCoLC)53045244