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The Holocaust by bullets : a priest's journey to uncover the truth behind the murder of 1.5 million Jews / Patrick Desbois ; with a foreword by Paul A. Shapiro
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Palgrave Macmillan | 2008 | 1st ed.
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Imprint
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition
1st ed.
Descript
xx, 233 p., [19] p. of plates : col. ill, maps ; 25 cm.
Note
Translation of: Porteur de mémoires.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-228) and index.
Summary
In this heart-wrenching book, Father Patrick Desbois documents the daunting task of identifying and examining all the sites where Jews were exterminated by Nazi mobile units in the Ukraine in WWII. Using innovative methodology, interviews, and ballistic evidence, he has determined the location of many mass gravesites with the goal of providing proper burials for the victims of the forgotten Ukrainian Holocaust. Compiling new archival material and many eye-witness accounts, Desbois has put together the first definitive account of one of history's bloodiest chapters.--From publisher description.
Contents
Ukraine, Spring 2007 -- Origins -- A path -- From Auschwitz to Jerusalem -- The priest of Belzec -- From cemetery to cemetery -- A team and its ethic -- Discovering the truth -- Accepting the truth -- They saw -- The requisitions -- Establishing a methodology -- Your brother's blood -- A burial place for the dead -- The mass graves -- An extermination in every village -- Operation 1005 -- Busk -- He who saves a single life saves the whole world -- Everyday evil -- In memory of Dora.
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0230606172
9780230606173
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