Recommended Reading

Suggested reading related to Auschwitz, from the Encyclopedia of the Holocaust 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 : An Auschwitz Memoir. Edmonton: NeWest Publishers, Limited, 1984 [ 1993] (First-person account of life within Auschwitz).

Friedman, P. "Crimes in the Name of Science," in Friedman, Philip. Ed. Roads to Extinction: Essays on the Holocaust. PA: Jewish Publication Society, 1980.

Gilbert, Martin. Auschwitz And The Allies. NY: Holt Rinehart Winston, 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, Rudolf. Death Dealer: The Memoirs of the Ss Kommandant at Auschwitz Da Capo Press, 1996.

Jäckel, Eberhard, and H. David Kirk, trans. David Irving's Hitler : A Faulty History Dissected. Washington: Ben-Simon Publications, 1993.

Kielar, Wiesaw and Anus Mundi. Fifteen Hundred Days in Auschwitz-Birkenau. NY: [no publisher listed] 1980.

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

Lagnado, Lucette Matalon and Sheila Cohn Dekel. Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz. NY: Penguin, 1992.

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

Langbein, H. Menschen in Auschwitz. Vienna, 1972.

Lifton, Robert J. The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killings and the Psychology of Genocide. NY: Basic Books, 1986.

Levi, Primo. Survival in Auschwitz: The Nazi Assault on Humanity. NY: Collier Books, 1995.

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

Mark, Bernard. The Scrolls of Auschwitz. Tel Aviv: [no publisher listed], 1985.

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

Müller, Filip. et al. Eyewitness Auschwitz: Three Years in the Gas Chambers. NY: Stein & Day, 1979.

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

Proctor, Robert. Racial Hygiene: Medicine under the Nazis. MA: Harvard University Press, 1989.

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 Research and Materials. 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."

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