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Author Crippa, Luca, 1964- author.

Uniform Title Fotografo di Auschwitz. English
Title The Auschwitz photographer : the forgotten story of the WWII prisoner who documented thousands of lost souls / Luca Crippa and Maurizio Onnis ; translated from the Italian by Jennifer Higgins.

Publication Info. Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2021]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  940.53 Cri    New Books Pittsburg 2ndFL  DUE 08-13-22
Description xiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Summary In 1939, after Germany invaded Poland, photographer Wilhelm Brasse was sent to Auschwitz to record the camp's atrocities where he faked documents for prisoners and smuggled photos to the outside world, and, when the war ended, refused to destroy his records so we might never forget.
Note Includes reading group guide.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-320).
Subject Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Poland -- Owicim.
Brasse, Wilhelm, 1917-2012.
Photographers -- Poland -- Biography.
Internment camp inmates -- Poland -- Owicim -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Prisoners and prisons -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Onnis, Maurizio, 1963- author.
Higgins, Jennifer, 1978- translator.
ISBN 9781728244044

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