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    DescriptionSteven Spielberg's Shoah foundation presents an important historical testament documenting the fate of the Hungarian Jews in the last Frenzied months of Hitler's 'Final Solution' This book is published to coincide with the cinematic release of a documentary film that follows 5 survivors of the Holocaust in Hungary in 1944. Each survivor describes life before the war; the swift and barbarous execution of Hitler's policies from March 1944 : their experiences in Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Dachau; and follows them on their return to the camps 50 years later to discoover the fates of their immediate families. The Hungarian Holocaust was 1 of the Greatest tragedies of World War II : The murder of 435,000 Hungarian Jews in the final monthsof the war, when German power was on the wane. The last days highlights some of the fortunate survivors, in a memorial to those who did not survive.


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    Title
    Steven Spielberg's "Last Days"
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steven Spielberg, Introduction by David Cesarani
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 205 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,106 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780297824794
    ISBN 10: 0297824791
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: BG, HBWQ, HBLW3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, JFSR1, HBTZ1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVH
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS022000, HIS027100, HIS037070, HIS043000, HIS040000, BIO000000
    DC21: 940.531809439
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: DNB, NHTZ1, JBSR, NHWR7, NHD, NHWL
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPQ
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1D
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPBL
    Thema interest age/special interest qualifier V1.0: 5PGJ
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DTH
    Illustrations note
    30 colour and 145 du
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated
    Publication date
    27 May 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David Cesarani is Director of Studies at the Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library. He has written on Anglo-Jewish history, and the history of Zionism, and has written the official history of the Jewish Chronicle newspaper. From 1987-1991 he was consultant to the All-Party Parliamentary War Crimes Group and was Principal Researcher of its 'Report on the Entry on Nazi War Criminals and Collaborators in the UK, 1945-50. He was awarded the OBE in the New Year Honours List 2006.
    Table of contents
    The Hungarian Holocaust - an overview, David Cesarani; the last days - five survivors' stories; three soldiers' stories; survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation - an afterword.