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Oskar Schindler: The Untold Account of His Life, Wartime Activites, and the True Story Behind the List
     

Oskar Schindler: The Untold Account of His Life, Wartime Activites, and the True Story Behind the List

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by David Crowe
 

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Spy, businessman, bon vivant, Nazi Party member, Righteous Gentile. This was Oskar Schindler, the controversial savior of almost 12,000 Jews during the Holocaust who struggled afterwards to rebuild his life and gain international recognition for his wartime deeds. Author David Crowe examines every phase of the subject's life in this landmark biography, presenting

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Spy, businessman, bon vivant, Nazi Party member, Righteous Gentile. This was Oskar Schindler, the controversial savior of almost 12,000 Jews during the Holocaust who struggled afterwards to rebuild his life and gain international recognition for his wartime deeds. Author David Crowe examines every phase of the subject's life in this landmark biography, presenting a figure of mythic proportions that one prominent Schindler Jew described as “an extraordinary man in extraordinary times.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465008490
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
800
Sales rank:
560,737
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

David M. Crowe is President Emeritus of the Association for the Study of Nationalities at Columbia University and a member of the Education Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. He is currently a Fellow at the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies at the University of North at Carolina at Chapel Hill. His award-winning books include A History of the Gypsies of Eastern Europe and Russia and The Baltic States and the Great Powers: Foreign Relations, 1938-1940. He teaches at Elon University.

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Oskar Schindler: The Untold Account of His Life, Wartime Activities, and the True Story Behind the List 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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