Auschwitz: The Nazis & the 'final Solution'

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BBC Books, 2005 - Всего страниц: 320
A major new documentary series for BBC TV; BAFTA award-winning producer Laurence Rees tells the definitive story of the most infamous concentration camp and its role as the conclusion of the Nazi State; The TV series has been 3 years in the making and incorporates new research on everything from the camp's hospitals to escapees, and the personnel files of the camp's employees; Published to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz; Rees uses Auschwitz to examine the wider context and ultimately the holocaust in general, asking questions such as; why did some countries give up their Jews relatively easily, whilst others resisted? Auschwitz examines the mentality and motivations of the key Nazi decision makers, and perpetrators of appalling crimes speak here for the first time about their actions

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This is a well written and researched book. I liked the way Mr. Rees gets to the point with out a lot of extra prose. His view into the workings of the camps and the working apparatus that made up the ... Читать весь отзыв

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Пользовательский отзыв  - BryanThomasS - LibraryThing

Stunning! Powerful! A must read for anyone who wants to see inside the Holocaust and never forget. Right up there with The Diary as Anne Frank as a must read for Holocaust study. We should never ... Читать весь отзыв

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Laurence Rees is Creative Director of History Programmes for BBC Television and a former editor of the Emmy-winning Timewatch, BBC TV's history documentary series. He has written five previous books, including The Nazis: a Warning from History, War of the Century about the Hitler/Stalin war and Horror in the East, an examination of the war against Japan. The Nazis, War of the Century and Horror in the East were also successful television documentary series - all written and produced by Laurence Rees. This body of work has won him a host of awards, including an International Documentary Association Award and a British Academy Award.

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