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The liberators : America's witnesses to the Holocaust
Hirsh, Michael, 1948-
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First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Bantam Books, [2010]

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xvii, 356 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
At last, the everyday fighting men who were the first Americans to know the full and horrifying truth about the Holocaust share their astonishing stories. Here we meet the brave souls who--now in their eighties and nineties--have chosen at last to share their stories.
Introduction: How do you prepare to see that? -- The beginning of the end -- Life and death in Berga -- Incomprehensible -- Springtime for Hitler -- Little boys became men -- Mere death was not bad enough for the Nazis -- Ike knew this would be denied -- Buchenwald : this ain't no place I wanna be -- Gardelegen : even the good Germans had blood on their hands -- Bergen-Belsen -- I start crying and I can't talk any more -- Landsberg : the Kaufering camps -- Dachau : shock beyond belief -- They're killing Jews : who cares? -- Mauthausen : death on the not-so-beautiful brown Danube -- You are still individually and collectively responsible -- After the war, and long after the war.
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