Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943 : Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism
By: Epstein, Barbara.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (372 p.).ISBN: 9780520931336.Subject(s): Belarus - History - German occupation, 1941-1944 | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Belarus - Minsk | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jews - Belarus - Minsk - History - 20th century | Minsk (Belarus) - Ethnic relations | World War, 1939-1945 - Belarus | World War, 1939-1945 - Jewish resistance - Belarus - Minsk | World War, 1939-1945 - Soviet Union | World War, 1939-1945 - Underground movements - Belarus - MinskGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943 : Jewish Resistance and Soviet InternationalismDDC classification: 940.53/185786 | 940.53185786 | 947.652 LOC classification: DS135.B38E67 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Jewish-Byelorussian Solidarity in World War II Minsk; 2. Why Minsk Was Different; 3. The Minsk Ghetto; 4. The Ghetto Underground; 5. Solidarity in Wartime Minsk; 6. Going to the Partisans; 7. The Soviet Betrayal of the Minsk Underground; 8. Strategies of Resistance Elsewhere: The Kovno Ghetto; Conclusion; Notes; Guide to Names; Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Drawing from engrossing survivors' accounts, many never before published, The Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943 recounts a heroic yet little-known chapter in Holocaust history. In vivid and moving detail, Barbara Epstein chronicles the history of a Communist-led resistance movement inside the Minsk ghetto, which, through its links to its Belarussian counterpart outside the ghetto and with help from others, enabled thousands of ghetto Jews to flee to the surrounding forests where they joined partisan units fighting the Germans. Telling a story that stands in stark contrast to what transpired across
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