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Walls around : the plunder of Warsaw Jewry during World War II and its aftermath / Itamar Levin ; translated by Rachel Neiman ; foreword by Dina Porat.

Author/Creator:
Levin, Itamar.
Standardized Title:
Shod ṿa-shever. English
Publication:
Westport, CT : Praeger, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Confiscations and contributions -- Poland -- Warsaw.
Jewish property -- Poland -- Warsaw -- History -- 20th century.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Warsaw.
Confiscations.
Jewish property.
Poland -- Warsaw.
Form/Genre:
History.
Language:
Translated from the Hebrew.
Contents:
Introduction : "We must finish off the Jews" : theft of Jewish property as an instrument of genocide
"Sucking the last drops of blood" : apartments taken, furniture stolen, income cut
"One enormous funeral" : establishing the ghetto : Germans, Poles, and Jews steal the remaining property
"A terrifying, shocking cry" : the results of theft : poverty, starvation, disease, and death
"The ghetto turned into hell" : mass deportation : Warsaw's Jews sent to die, their property looted
"Capitalizing on tragedy" : Treblinka : theft on the way to the gas chambers, and afterward
"Guaranteed lost for eternity" : the war's aftermath : the survivors leave Poland and their property behind
"We are losing precious time" : present and future : internal strife among Jews while Poland shirks responsibility.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Neiman, Rachel.
Other format:
Online version: Levin, Itamar. Shod ṿa-shever. English. Walls around.
ISBN:
0275976491
9780275976491
OCLC:
53913027
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