Ghetto in Flames: The Struggle and Destruction of the Jews in Vilna in the Holocaust

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KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 1980 - History - 500 pages
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Describes the struggles of the Jewish population of Vilna to survive and resist their persecution by the Nazis during World War II
  

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Contents

Foreword
1
The Changed Situation
7
The Jewish Community in Vilna from the Outbreak of World War II to the German Invasion
9
The German Invasion
29
PART TWO Mass Extermination
39
The First Steps of Liquidation
41
German Military Administration
53
German Civil Administration
80
The Yechiel Struggle Group
263
PART FOUR The Period of Stability January 1942March 1943
271
Stabilization of the Ghetto and Con solidation of its Institutions
273
Life in the Ghetto
296
The Absolute Ghetto Ruler
328
The Selective Aktionen
339
PART FIVE The Twilight and End of Vilna Jewry
353
The Liquidation of the Small Ghettos and Labor Camps
355

Extermination Operations and the Creation of the Ghetto
101
Internal Organization of the Ghetto
120
Aktionen and Liquidation of Ghetto No 2
133
Aktionen in Ghetto No 1
143
Suspension of the Massacres
164
Jewish Reaction to the Mass Aktionen
172
The Fate of Jewish Property
200
The Toll of the Extermination Opera tions
209
PART THREE Preparation for Combat
219
The Crystallization of the Concept of Armed Resistance
221
The F P O
239
The Underground versus the Ghetto Administration
373
The Deportations to Estonia
401
The Liquidation of the Vilna Ghetto
420
The Fate of the Remnant
441
A Doomed Struggle
461
Appendixes
471
Bibliography
483
Archival Material of Special Interest
488
Indexes
493
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YITZHAK ARAD is the author of Ghetto in Flames: The Struggle and Destruction of the Jews in Vilna and former chairman of the Directorate of Yad Vashem.

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