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Auschwitz, the Allies and Censorship of the Holocaust.

By: Fleming, Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (418 p.).ISBN: 9781139911368.Subject(s): Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Censorship | Genocide -- Censorship -- Great Britain | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Censorship | World War, 1939-1945 -- AtrocitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Auschwitz, the Allies and Censorship of the HolocaustDDC classification: 940.5318 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; Auschwitz - an overview; News from occupied Poland; Sources; Terminology; 2 Censorship, self-censorship and the discursive environment; The discursive environment; Reporting news about Jews in Britain; The Ministry of Information and the Political Warfare Executive; British intelligence and the Foreign Office; UK-US censorship liaison; 3 The Polish Government in Exile in London; The Bund report: May-July 1942; The UN declaration: November-December 1942; Geopolitics and controlling the Polish press
4 Intelligence about Auschwitz: November 1940-February 1943Early news of the camp; Disjuncture, delay and suppression (August 1942-February 1943); Jan Karski: informant about Auschwitz?; From Palestine to the president; Concentration camps: Raczyński letter to Eden (20 January 1943); 5 British suppression of news of Auschwitz: March 1943-June/July 1944; Reports from Stefan Rowecki and Jan Stanisław Jankowski (4 and 12 March 1943); Broadcast on the BBC (11 April 1943); The Segieda-Salski report (18 April 1943); A report handed to a Foreign Office official (18 May 1943)
Information received in the summer of 1943Reading between the lines: The Black Book of Polish Jewry; Camp of Death; Jan Nowak-Jeziorański; The distribution of reports written in summer 1943 (December 1943-April 1944); Józef Cyrankiewicz'sreport (May-June 1944); 6 Reassessing the significance of the Vrba-Wetzler report; Anti-Semitism in the Polish Army; The Vrba-Wetzler report; Calls to bomb the camp; 7 Conclusion; Information about Auschwitz; Censorship and Polish-Jewish relations; Liberal assimilationism and British anti-Semitism; Cartographies of inclusion and exclusion
Appendix I Information about Auschwitz to reach the West, November 1942-June 1944Appendix II Archives and historians; Notes; 1 Introduction; 2 Censorship, self-censorship and the discursive environment; 3 The Polish Government in Exile in London; 4 Intelligence about Auschwitz: November 1940February 1943; 5 British suppression of news of Auschwitz: March 1943June/July 1944; 6 Reassessing the significance of the VrbaWetzler report; 7 Conclusion; Appendix II; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Important contribution to the ongoing debate about what the Allies knew about the concentration camps during the Second World War.
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Cover; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; Auschwitz - an overview; News from occupied Poland; Sources; Terminology; 2 Censorship, self-censorship and the discursive environment; The discursive environment; Reporting news about Jews in Britain; The Ministry of Information and the Political Warfare Executive; British intelligence and the Foreign Office; UK-US censorship liaison; 3 The Polish Government in Exile in London; The Bund report: May-July 1942; The UN declaration: November-December 1942; Geopolitics and controlling the Polish press

4 Intelligence about Auschwitz: November 1940-February 1943Early news of the camp; Disjuncture, delay and suppression (August 1942-February 1943); Jan Karski: informant about Auschwitz?; From Palestine to the president; Concentration camps: Raczyński letter to Eden (20 January 1943); 5 British suppression of news of Auschwitz: March 1943-June/July 1944; Reports from Stefan Rowecki and Jan Stanisław Jankowski (4 and 12 March 1943); Broadcast on the BBC (11 April 1943); The Segieda-Salski report (18 April 1943); A report handed to a Foreign Office official (18 May 1943)

Information received in the summer of 1943Reading between the lines: The Black Book of Polish Jewry; Camp of Death; Jan Nowak-Jeziorański; The distribution of reports written in summer 1943 (December 1943-April 1944); Józef Cyrankiewicz'sreport (May-June 1944); 6 Reassessing the significance of the Vrba-Wetzler report; Anti-Semitism in the Polish Army; The Vrba-Wetzler report; Calls to bomb the camp; 7 Conclusion; Information about Auschwitz; Censorship and Polish-Jewish relations; Liberal assimilationism and British anti-Semitism; Cartographies of inclusion and exclusion

Appendix I Information about Auschwitz to reach the West, November 1942-June 1944Appendix II Archives and historians; Notes; 1 Introduction; 2 Censorship, self-censorship and the discursive environment; 3 The Polish Government in Exile in London; 4 Intelligence about Auschwitz: November 1940February 1943; 5 British suppression of news of Auschwitz: March 1943June/July 1944; 6 Reassessing the significance of the VrbaWetzler report; 7 Conclusion; Appendix II; Bibliography; Index

Important contribution to the ongoing debate about what the Allies knew about the concentration camps during the Second World War.

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