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Joseph Hyams

Published by Frederick Muller, publisher, London - first UK edition, 1969
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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hardcover, 5½" x 8¾", with dusty jacket Janusz Korczak began his Jewish orphanage in Warsaw before the Second World War, but when the Germans invaded Poland in 1939, he and the orphans were moved to the Warsaw ghetto. Three years later the Treblinka II extermination camp was opened and each day more than 5000 Jews were shipped in freight cars from Warsaw to its gas chambers. On August 5th, 1942 Korczak was offered the chance to save himself. He declined. Later, at Treblinka, he and the children were gassed to death. This book is a moving addition to World War Two archives. Presentation label to front endpaper. GOOD book in GOOD unclipped dust jacket 220 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 36261

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Publisher: Frederick Muller, publisher, London - first UK edition

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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