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The volunteer : one man, an underground army, and the secret mission to destroy Auschwitz / Jack Fairweather.

Author/Creator:
Fairweather, Jack author.
Publication:
New York : Custom House, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 505 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Poland -- Armed Forces -- Officers -- Biography.
Pilecki, Witold, 1901-1948.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Poland.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Summary:
"The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter’s infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his death-defying attempt to warn the Allies about the Nazis’ plans for a “Final Solution” before it was too late." -- inside front jacket flap.
"The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter’s infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his death-defying attempt to warn the Allies about the Nazis’ plans for a “Final Solution” before it was too late." -- inside front jacket flap.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [461]-486) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Harry E. Humphreys Book Fund.
Contributor:
Harry E. Humphreys Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780062561411
0062561413
OCLC:
1045214303