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Title
Lest We Forget: The Massacre of the Warsaw Ghetto, A Compilation of Reports
Work Type
military maps
ghettos
concentration camps
historical figures
world wars
orphanages
booklets
commemorations (events)
testimonies
violence
maps by subject
Date
1943-12
Location
New York, New York
Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Treblinka, Mazowieckie, Poland
New York, New York, United States
Description
44 pages. First printing August 1943. Translated Summary. Document starts by explaining that it is "received by the World Jewish Congress and the Representation of Polish Jewry." States that it is based on "eye-witness reports." Includes map of Treblinka and graphic description of gassing and crematoria. Then describes the Warsaw Ghetto in September 1942 in depicting its creation, overcrowding, smuggling, and isolation as well as Ghetto killings and deportations (table p. 27). Explicit depictions of Lithuanian, Ukrainian and Latvian troops who supervised the Ghetto and the killings. Mentions Janusz Korzcak and many other well-known figures who died. Describes Ghetto Liquidation April 19, 1943 and resistance. Ends with a map of the ghetto and a quote from May 1943 when things seem almost but not quite over. Does not discuss partisans in describing an uprising. Printed by Spett Printing Company, New York, New York (second printing).
English
An important source document showing some of what was known and published about the Warsaw Ghetto by August 1943
Repository
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University
International Workers Order (IWO) Records, 1915-2002 (KCL05276)
Accession Number
67
10
ID Number
5276b67f10_06
Source
International Workers Order (IWO) Records #5276. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
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