Item description for Death Comes in Yellow by Karay...
Death Comes in Yellow presents the history of one slave labor camp in order to shed light on all aspects of the slave labor camps established in Poland under German occupation. Hasag-Skarzysko was one of hundreds of camps scattered throughout occupied Poland. They were distinguished by size, the nationality of the prisoners, their location, the date of their establishment, and the authority in charge. The large number of labor camps reflected the German policy of exploiting the work forces of the occupied countries. These camps were part of a Europe-wide system of forced labor. The first part of this volume reviews the external history of the camp. The second section, which studies the internal workings of the camp, is quite different in approach and includes an analysis of prisoner society and a moving description of the individual prisoner's struggle to survive. At least twenty-five thousand Jews passed through the Skarzysko camp, and the large majority of them did not live to see its
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.94" Weight: 1.01 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1997
ISBN 9057022362 ISBN13 9789057022364
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Must read Feb 12, 2005
Impressive book that describes, analyzes and chronicles the Skarzysko-Kamienna Slave Labor Camp. This is a little known place with a unique structure amoung the hundreds of forgotten camps. The author also provides a unique analysis of the economics of this camp and its social structure. The translation is rough in some parts but this book is the best overall book I have read about the camps, their social structure, organization, interations of liberation movements and economics. She also provides a unique insight into why many voluntereed to enter the camp and provides much historical background and the links to other Concentration Camps including Plaszow, the camp where Oskar Schindler was associated.
To Read, To Remember,To Know,, But Never Understand Evil Jun 3, 2003
My Grandfather a 88 year old man today , Told Me a little bit of what he and his friends sufferd in that labor camp,Thru out the years , never spoke Much about it, and I was never able to understand how they came out of there alive and How they where able to take the pain and suffering, all I knew is that G-d was with them all the Time and they where with G-d, How interesting more then sixty years later a older man I never met comes in my office about somthing else with a book very important to him he starts telling me a story about that consertration camp I was shocked wait a Minute where you there with ,,,, I told him a lot of names My grandfather told me and he said yes , I TOLD HIM A STORY ABOUT A GROUP OF JEWISH MEN MY GRANDFATHER INCLUDED THAT PUT THERE LIVES IN DANGER AND GATHERED IN A ROOM TOGETHER TO PRAY TO G-D IN THE MOST HOLY JEWISH HOLYDAY, IF THEY WHERE SEEN BY THE GERMANS THEY WHOULD OF GOTEN KILLED, HE OPENED THE BOOK AND SHOWS ME A PAGE WITH THIS STORY I TOLD HIM, my grandfather never met the Person that wrote this book but I have It ,, To Read To Remember But Never Under stand how Evil those German Nazi where