5 edition of Auschwitz (A Doctors Eyewitness Account) found in the catalog.
|Statement||Ferni Publishing House Geneva|
|Publishers||Ferni Publishing House Geneva|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 80 p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
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Bruno Bettelheim had remarkable success in treating deeply emotionally disturbed children. There Auschwitz (A Doctors Eyewitness Account) just no let-up, the Nazi conveyor belt of death moving continually twenty-four-seven. A current controversy is the debate over if the Holocaust would have or would not have happened if the people had been armed. We no longer had any way of speaking to each other; all we could do was make signs. I'm not so certain there are words that can match the images which must be forever seared into this man's brain.
It tells of events which though gruesome, need to be sold and retold until their meaning for our times is accepted. It is full of tragic, devastating situations, some of them containing a hint of hope. Nevertheless I feel it is a very important piece of Holocaust history.
When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz, the concentration camp whose horrors over the years have become synonymous with the Holocaust. "--Bruno Bettelheim, from his Introduction• " and his menacing gesture left little to the imagination. What would I have done had I been in Nyiszli's shoes?
When the room had been plunged into darkness, she had breathed in a few lungfuls of cyclon gas.
One would witness but perhaps not feel on the surface of one's being but somewhere deep inside instead, where its hidden from view.
From the first, Nyiszli suspected that there were horrors emanating from the crematoria but he singled himself out from a group of physicians by deciding to "[break] ranks" when Mengele asked those with forensic training to identify themselves.
The book poses a question- How can a society stoop so low and participate so wholeheartedly in killing helpless and innocent human beings? Equally horrifying and compelling, both my roommate and I read it cover to cover within 24 hours.