Shavelings in Death Camps : A Polish Priest's Memoir of Imprisonment by the Nazis, 1939-1945Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012Description: 1 online resource (419 p.)ISBN: 9780786492855Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Poland -- Clergy -- Biography | Concentration camp inmates -- Germany -- Biography | Dachau (Concentration camp) | Malak, Henry M | Sachsenhausen (Concentration camp) | Stutthof (Concentration camp) | World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Polish | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German | World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Catholic ChurchGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shavelings in Death Camps : A Polish Priest's Memoir of Imprisonment by the Nazis, 1939-1945DDC classification: 940.53/18092 | 940.5318092 LOC classification: D805.G3 M2913 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Table of Contents; Translators' Preface; Introduction to the 1961 Edition; 1. The Merciless Summer of 1939; 2. And That Day Arrived; 3. ""Invitation"" to a Meeting; 4. Górna Grupa; 5. To Gdańsk; 6. In the Hell of Stutthof; 7. The Butchers of Stutthof; 8. Miserere; 9. A Hunger for Freedom; 10. Holy Week 1940; 11. Ethnic Germans; 12. Grenzdorf; 13. Here You Have to Work; 14. Satan's Program; 15. What Will Become of Us?; 16. Sachsenhausen; 17. The First Days; 18. No Changes in Sachsenhausen; 19. One-Eyed Fritz; 20. In the Valley of Jehoshaphat; 21. A Chapel in the Death Camp
22. The Stream of Time Was Flowing23. Roll Call; 24. The Last Days; 25. A Holy Shipment; 26. The Sanitarium in Dachau; 27. Snow; 28. The Year 1941 Approaches; 29. When on Candlemas Day All Was Covered with Snow; 30. Allow Us to Work; 31. The Second Freiland; 32. ""Joyful Privileges""; 33. The Reverend Bishop; 34. September 15, 1941; 35. The Fence Fell and with It the Privileges; 36. A Memorable Transport; 37. Zdzich's Hanka; 38. Now You'll Rot in Dachau!; 39. The Mountain Girl with Little Thérèse's Face; 40. The Dismal Beginning of 1942; 41. Holy Week 1942
42. Polish Priests Build a Crematorium43. Three Hundred Polish Priests to the Gas Chambers; 44. Guinea Pigs; 45. At the Turning Point of 1942; 46. My Mother's Brother; 47. They Would Have Survived...; 48. Autumn of 1942; 49. Goebbels and the Catholic Nuns; 50. The Year 1943; 51. At the Turning Point of 1943; 52. Autumn of 1943; 53. The Nazi Nero; 54. Spring of 1944; 55. The Fruitful Summer of 1944; 56. The Nun Barbara; 57. A Diary; 58. At the Dawn of 1945; 59. The Last Month; 60. The Last Sunday; Epilogue; Chapter Notes; Sources; Index
Catholic priests all across Poland were arrested and sent to Nazi concentration camps at the beginning of World War II. This memoir by Fr. Henryk Maria Malak (1912-1987) is their story and his.Through the author's eyes we witness the German invasion, atrocities against the local population, and the roundup of priests from the region. A series of ""transports"" takes them to Stutthof and Grenzdorf in Poland, then to Sachsenhausen and Dachau in Germany. Fr. Malak spent more than four years at Dachau, and he describes camp life in detail. (His final chapters are entries from a diary he kept secre
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