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Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
The Holocaust by Bartel, Judy
Call Number: NFS 940.53 BAR
Publication Date: 2012
The Holocaust by Sean Sheehan
Publication Date: 2005-10-03
Bringing into closer context one of the greatest crimes of humanity, this title discusses causes of the Holocaust and much more. Genocide, intentional nuclear destruction, world war -- what inspired such events and what was left in their wake? How Did It Happen? investigates these questions and others as it probes some of the major turning points in modern history. Encouraging readers to develop interpretive and critical thinking skills, this series from Lucent Books combines primary source materials, full-color images, expert opinions and narrative explanation of the causes and effects of key economic, political and militaristic events in 20th-century history.
Jewish Virtual Library
In 1942, Hitler decided to liquidate the ghettos and, within 18 months, had the more than two million Jews who’d survived the ghettos deported to death camps.
On April 19, 1943. 13,000 Jews were killed in the ghetto during the uprising - some 6,000 among them were burnt alive or died from other causes. The Germans had planned to liquidate the Warsaw ghetto in three days, but the heroic ghetto fighters held out for more than a month.
Subtitles- "There was no hope" is an educational film about Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. It is produced by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews within the frame of the Jewish Cultural Heritage program.
From April 19 to May 16, 1943, during World War II (1939-45), residents of the Jewish ghetto in Nazi-occupied Warsaw, Poland, staged an armed revolt against deportations to extermination camps.
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, resistance by Polish Jews under Nazi occupation in 1943 to the deportations from Warsaw to the Treblinka extermination camp. The revolt began on April 19, 1943, and was crushed four weeks later, on May 16.