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The harrowing of hell: Dachau [by] Marcus J. Smith.

By: Smith, Marcus J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press [1972]Description: xl, 291 pages illustrations 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0826302645; 9780826302649.Other title: Dachau: the harrowing of hell.Subject(s): Dachau (Concentration camp) | Smith, Marcus J | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany | Holocaust survivors -- Germany | World War, 1939-1945 -- Health aspects -- Germany | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, AmericanAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Harrowing of hell: Dachau.DDC classification: 940.54/72/43 Other classification: NQ 2350 | x 41.1 | x 55.3
Contents:
Part 1 : The beginning. Back to school -- The dragon's teeth -- Increased resistance -- DP Team 115 -- The journey -- Part 2 : The first camp. The indigenous authority -- The slaves -- The Russians -- Population changes -- Dusty days -- New orders -- Camaraderie -- Part 3 : Dachau : the first week. Liberation -- The inspection -- Priorities -- The famish'd people -- Camp fever -- The IPC, the visitors, and the "pigs" -- The burial detail -- The last days of Dachau -- Dr. Ali Kuci -- Part 4 : Dachau : the turning point. Friction -- Good news and bad news -- Research -- The warehouses -- The rabbits, the plantage, the chapel, and the women -- Complaint department -- Homeward bound -- The townspeople -- Vacation -- Departure -- Afterword -- Appendixes. Loose ends -- The special prisoners -- Postscript : 1972.
Summary: A medical officer sent to Dachau in April 1945 to reclaim the lives of more than 32,000 prisoners of whom about 8% were Jews, Dr. Smith draws on letters he wrote to his wife at the time and re-creates his day-to-day experiences to remind a forgetful world of the effects of fascism.
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A medical officer sent to Dachau in April 1945 to reclaim the lives of more than 32,000 prisoners of whom about 8% were Jews, Dr. Smith draws on letters he wrote to his wife at the time and re-creates his day-to-day experiences to remind a forgetful world of the effects of fascism.

Part 1 : The beginning. Back to school -- The dragon's teeth -- Increased resistance -- DP Team 115 -- The journey -- Part 2 : The first camp. The indigenous authority -- The slaves -- The Russians -- Population changes -- Dusty days -- New orders -- Camaraderie -- Part 3 : Dachau : the first week. Liberation -- The inspection -- Priorities -- The famish'd people -- Camp fever -- The IPC, the visitors, and the "pigs" -- The burial detail -- The last days of Dachau -- Dr. Ali Kuci -- Part 4 : Dachau : the turning point. Friction -- Good news and bad news -- Research -- The warehouses -- The rabbits, the plantage, the chapel, and the women -- Complaint department -- Homeward bound -- The townspeople -- Vacation -- Departure -- Afterword -- Appendixes. Loose ends -- The special prisoners -- Postscript : 1972.

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