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The Dentist of Auschwitz

a memoir
by Benjamin Jacobs

To my brother, Josek, who by the grace of God was spared from death in the camps

To my sister, Pola, my mother, and my father

And to others who were not spared to tell their story


Josek, Pola, Berek, and Uncle Schlomo in 1934,
on one of Schlomo's annual visits to Dobra


  List of Maps and Figures
2.A Small Shtetl in Poland
3.The Blitzkrieg
4.German Occupation
5.The Ghetto in Dobra
10.The Murder of My Family
11.On Cattle Cars to Auschwitz
14.The Dentist of Auschwitz
15.The Death March
17.Disaster on the Baltic Sea
19.Where Do We Go?
20.Postwar Germany
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C

Maps and Figures

1.Nazi Concentration Camps in Poland
2.Lubeck Bay Area
1.Plan of Auschwitz III, Fürstengrube
2.Plan of Inmate Infirmary at Fürstengrube

Nizkor has been granted permission by the author to distribute the full text of the internet edition of this book, Dentist of Auschwitz. It is Mr. Jacobs' intention to see his work read by as many people as possible. Still, we would ask that the reader kindly not redistribute this electronic copy except for personal or educational use; please link instead of copying. Thank you. This work is Copyright © 1995-7 by Benjamin Jacobs except where it may be otherwise noted.

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