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The Resource The dark heart of Hitler's Europe : Nazi rule in Poland under the General Government, Martin Winstone

The dark heart of Hitler's Europe : Nazi rule in Poland under the General Government, Martin Winstone

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The dark heart of Hitler's Europe : Nazi rule in Poland under the General Government
Title
The dark heart of Hitler's Europe
Title remainder
Nazi rule in Poland under the General Government
Statement of responsibility
Martin Winstone
Title variation
Nazi rule in Poland under the General Government
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After the German and Soviet attack on Poland in 1939, vast swathes of Polish territory, including Warsaw and Krakow, fell under Nazi occupation in an administration which became known as the 'General Government'. The region was not directly incorporated into the Reich but was ruled by a German regime, headed by the brutal and corrupt Governor General Hans Frank. This was indeed the dark heart of Hitler's empire. As the principal 'racial laboratory' of the Third Reich, it was the site of Aktion Reinhard, the largest killing operation of the Holocaust, and of a campaign of terror and ethnic cleansing against Poles which was intended to be a template for the rest of eastern Europe. This book provides a thorough history of the General Government and the experiences of the Poles, Jews and others trapped in its clutches. Employing previously underused sources, Martin Winstone provides a unique insight into the occupation regime which dominated much of Poland during World War II
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Winstone, Martin
Dewey number
940.53438
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D802.P6
LC item number
W56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Poland
  • Occupation of Poland (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Besetzung
  • Politische Verfolgung
  • Judenvernichtung
  • Polen
  • Atrocities
  • Poland
Label
The dark heart of Hitler's Europe : Nazi rule in Poland under the General Government, Martin Winstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [276]-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: 'The Wild East' -- 'The Devil's work' : origins -- 'Gangster Gau' : the regime -- 'Gentlemen, we are not murderers' : early measures -- 'Something big is coming' : Barbarossa -- 'The second war' : everyday life -- 'That accursed year ': Aktion Reinhard -- 'The crying of the children' : ethnic cleansing -- 'The blood of fighting Poland' : resistance -- 'Herr Roosevelt's list' : collapse -- Epilogue: 'A study of human madness.'
Control code
852808140
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781780764771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)852808140
Label
The dark heart of Hitler's Europe : Nazi rule in Poland under the General Government, Martin Winstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [276]-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: 'The Wild East' -- 'The Devil's work' : origins -- 'Gangster Gau' : the regime -- 'Gentlemen, we are not murderers' : early measures -- 'Something big is coming' : Barbarossa -- 'The second war' : everyday life -- 'That accursed year ': Aktion Reinhard -- 'The crying of the children' : ethnic cleansing -- 'The blood of fighting Poland' : resistance -- 'Herr Roosevelt's list' : collapse -- Epilogue: 'A study of human madness.'
Control code
852808140
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781780764771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)852808140

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