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Recommended Reading

Suggested reading related to Auschwitz, from the Encyclopedia of the Holocaust, our bibliography and elsewhere:

Brugioni, Dino A., and Robert G. Poirier. The Holocaust Revisited: A Retrospective Analysis of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Extermination Complex. (Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, D.C.) February 1979.

The paper includes aerial photographs of the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex in operation during WWII. A summary of their analysis is included in the paper. These photos corroborate eyewitness accounts/Nazi documentation on camp operations.

You can obtain a copy from the US gov't through the following sources:

National Technical Information Service
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
Photoduplication Service
Library of Congress
Washington, D.C. 20540
Use the report number(#st 79-10001) and the document number (NTISUBE28002) to speed service along. The document # is particularly important.

Brewster, Eva. Vanished in Darkness. Edmonton: NeWest Publishers Limited, 1984. (First-person account of life within Auschwitz)

Friedman, P. "Crimes in the Name of Science," in "Roads to Extinction: Essays on the Holocaust." Edited by A.J. Friedman. Philadelphia, 1980

Gilbert, M. Auschwitz and the Allies. New York, 1981

Gutman, Y., and A. Saf, eds. The Nazi Concentration Camps: Structure and Aims; The Image of the Prisoner; The Jews in the Camps. Proceedings of the Fourth Yad Vashem International Historical Conference. Jerusalem, 1984

Höss, R. Commandant of Auschwitz. London, 1959

Jäckel, Eberhard, and H. David Kirk, trans. David Irving's Hitler. Port Angeles, Washington: Ben-Simon Publications, 1993

Kielar, W. Anus Mundi: Fifteen Hundred Days in Auschwitz- Birkenau. New York, 1980

Kudlien, F., ed. Ärzte im Nationalsoczialismus. Cologne, 1985

Lagnato, Lucette Matalon and Sheila Cohn Dekel. Children of the Flames. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1991 (Mengele's experimentation with twins at Auschwitz)

Langbein, H. Auschwitz-Prozess: Eine Dokumentation. 2 Vols. Vienna, 1965

Langbein, H. Menschen in Auschwitz. Vienna, 1972

Lifton, R.J. The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychiatry of Genocide." New York, 1986

Levi, P. Survival in Auschwitz: The Nazi Assault on Humanity. New York, 1981

Lukowski, J. Bibliografia obozu koncentracyjnego Oswiecim- Brzezinka. 5 vols. Warsaw, 1970

Mark, B. The Scrolls of Auschwitz. Tel Aviv, 1985

Mitscherlich, A., and F. Mielke. Doctors of Infamy: The Story of Medical Crimes. New York, 1949

Müller, Filip. Eyewitness Auschwitz: Three Years in the Gas Chambers. New York: Stein and Day, 1979

Nauman, Bernd. Auschwitz: A Report on The Procedings Against Robert Karl Ludwig Mulka and Others Before the Court at Frankfurt. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1966

Proctor, R. Racial Hygiene: Medicine under the Nazis. Cambridge, Mass., 1988

Social Studies School Services offers an extensive list of teaching materials dealing with the Holocaust, and Auschwitz. For a list of books, videotapes, and photo histories, See holocaust ssss.books-1 and holocaust Of particular interest are the videotapes "Kitty: Return to Auschwitz," "Nazi Concentration Camps," the official film record of the Nazi death camps as photographed by Allied liberation forces in 1945, and "Holocaust: Liberation of Auschwitz."

See also our list of related books from Amazon

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