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Highly praised in all reviews, and deservedly so, Arad's book is notable both for its intercalation of primary documents into his narrative and for his condemnations of Western Powers, the Poles, and With meticulous scholarship and precise exposition Tel Aviv historian and Yad Vashem director Arad recounts all facets of Operation Reinhard, the destruction of 1.
Yitzhak Arad. Between the years and , under the code name Operation Reinhard, more than one-and-a-half million Jews were gassed in the concentration camps of Belzec, Sobibor, and Treblinka, located in Nazi-occupied Poland.
Fewer than Jews survived the operation. Using sources previously overlooked, such as German and Polish official records and testimonies from Nazi war crimes trials, Yitzhak Arad records the complete history of the death camps from their construction in to their destruction in He tells the tale of the death camps' inmates -- though many lived only a few hours after their arrival -- the underground organizations, the revolts and escapes, and the details concerning the day-to-day survival of those spared instant death in the gas chambers.
Arad's work retrieves the experience of Operation Reinhard's victims and survivors from obscurity and bears eloquent witness to their tragedy.
From Shooting to Gas. Organization and Manpower.
Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps
The Personnel of Operation Reinhard 3. The Construction of Belzec 4. The Construction of Sobibor 5. The Construction of Treblinka 6.
“Operation Reinhard”: Extermintation Camps of Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka
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