Saving Lives in Auschwitz: The Prisoners? Hospital in Buna-Monowitz

Saving Lives in Auschwitz: The Prisoners? Hospital in Buna-Monowitz

by Ewa Bacon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557538246
Publisher: Purdue University Press
Publication date: 01/27/2018
Pages: 275
Sales rank: 701,411
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dr. Ewa K. Bacon is Professor Emerita at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. She holds a doctorate in history from the University of Chicago. Her research interests include globalization issues and genocide, holocaust, and violence studies.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

1 1939: Germanization 9

2 Stefan's Arrest and Montelupich Prison 19

3 Concentration Camps, the New Enterprise Zone 35

4 Auschwitz Camps Develop 47

5 The Jawischowitz Subcamp 67

6 Slave Labor Issues 83

7 The Buna-Monowitz HKB, the Prisoners' Hospital 97

8 Survival in the Camp 127

9 Patients Primo Levi, Elie Wiesel, and Others 179

10 The Evacuation 207

11 Hindsight Bias 225

Afterword 235

Acknowledgments 237

Bibliography 239

Appendixes

1 Register of Physicians 245

2 Development of Hospital Barracks 249

3 Stefan Budziaszek's 1949 Arrest 251

Biographical Note 255

Index 257

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