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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English



  • Poland


  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Congresses.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations -- Congresses.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Michael J. Neufeld and Michael Berenbaum.
ContributionsNeufeld, Michael J., 1951-, Berenbaum, Michael, 1945-
LC ClassificationsD805.G3 B5848 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 350 p. :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3685548M
ISBN 100700612807
LC Control Number2003047928

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