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Title:Righteous Among Nations; How Poles Help of the Jews 1939-1945
Price:AUD$162.00 (about USD$125.30)
Item ID:SB00-0106922
Publisher:Earlscourt Publications Limited, London, 1969
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Earlscourt Publications Limited, 1969, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

LXXXVIII, 836 pages, last two pages blank, intentionally, preface from the editors, documents and index. Light blue coloured boards with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with black, gray and blue titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Photograph, black-and-white, of Wladyslaw Bartoszewski to the front fold over panel. In this book the editors tell about " ... the help given by the Polish people to the victims of the Nuremberg laws when the Nazis occupied their country. At the outbreak of World War II common Poland had a larger Jewish population than any other country in the world. According to the latest census, 3 1/2 million citizens had registered themselves as practising Jews, and this number alone constituted more than a 10th of the total population of Poland. Further, there were about 100,000 members of Christian churches whose Jewish origin was sufficient to condemn them in the eyes of the Nazis . Jewish historians give different estimates of the number of Jews who managed to survive the German occupation of Poland. The figures range from between 40 or 50,000 to a hundred or 120,000. Only a very small portion survived the war in concentration camps, labour camps and prisoner of war camps. The remaining survivors owe their lives to the Polish people, to the gorillas and private individuals who concealed and succoured them." -- from the rear fold over panel. Bumping to the top text block edge and to the lower book edges. Shelf wear to the lower edges. Very light dustiness to the top text block edge. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper corners and edges. There is a small close tear to the top edge of the backstrip with associated creasing and to the lower left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Judaica; History -- Europe ; Poland; Inventory No: 0106922.
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