The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939–1945 by Joshua D. Zimmerman

By Joshua D. Zimmerman

The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939–1945 examines one of many principal difficulties within the heritage of Polish-Jewish kin: the perspective and the habit of the Polish Underground - the resistance association dependable to the Polish government-in-exile - towards the Jews in the course of global battle II. utilizing quite a few archival records, tales, and memoirs, Zimmerman bargains a cautious, dispassionate narrative, arguing that the response of the Polish Underground to the disaster that passed off eu Jewry used to be immensely assorted, starting from competitive relief to acts of homicide. by way of interpreting the army, civilian, and political wings of the Polish Underground and providing photos of the organization's major leaders, this booklet is the 1st full-length scholarly monograph in any language to supply an intensive exam of the Polish Underground's angle and behaviour in the direction of the Jews through the complete interval of global warfare II.

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