Witness: Images of Auschwitz

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WestWind Press, 1998 - History - 112 pages
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The only visual images in the world of a Nazi extermination camp in operation, "Witness: Images Of Auschwitz" is a legacy of enormous historical importance. Currently at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, these images will soon be displayed in the recently opened Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. 42 illustrations.

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User Review  - Janell - Goodreads

The pictures and story are gut retching. Olere depicted the devastation of the Holocaust through his art and his memories. This book is a reminder of how very Blessed we are. Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Serge Klarsfeld
8
Acknowledgments
9
Preface
10
My Five Senses Cry
11
PART
13
Take the Hell Train
14
Frauen und Kinder links
17
Krematorium III Auschwitz 2 Birkenau
18
About Bread and Survival
60
The Lampshade
62
Fair Haired Girls from Poland
64
Dont Know Your Name
66
To the Punishment Bunker
68
In the Bunker
70
Casting Gold for the Swiss Banks
72
A Hiding Place for Gold
74

Catholics Also
20
The Undressing Room
22
Asphyxiation in the Gas Chamber
26
Clearing the Gas Chamber for the Next Convoy
28
Hair and Teeth for the German War Economy
30
In the Krematorium
32
The Only Way Out
34
Mercy and Grace
36
PART 2
39
David Olere Collecting Provisions
40
Selected for Hard Labor
42
Such a Labor Place
44
Back from Labor Place
46
In the Womens Camp
48
The Newcomer
50
Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
52
Mother and Daughter Naked Beauties
54
Twins Are Lucky
56
The Table
58
The Burning Trenches
76
A Hero
78
More about Burning Trenches
80
The Finger
82
The Syringe
84
More about Selection in the Barracks
86
French Boxing
88
The Best Fertilizer Is the Calcium in Our Bones
90
Verboten
92
My Private War
94
Wolten Ausriicken
96
The Death March
98
Nailed on the Cross Once More
101
Its All Over Now
102
The Messiah Wears an American Uniform
104
This Is What You Have Been Fighting For
106
Biography of David Olere
108
Alexandre Oler Bibliography
110
Copyright

About the author (1998)

Olere was born in Poland and emigrated to France.

Oler was bornin Paris. He experienced the persecution of Jews and himself was forced to wear the yellow star of David. He has gone on to establish a successful career in business and finance.

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