Jerusalem; Yad Vashem, 1977. Item #29632
Publishers cloth. 8vo. 679 pages. 23 cm. First English edition. Original title: Nisyonot u-fe`ulot hatsalah bi-tekufat ha-Shoah; translation from the Hebrew of the Second Yad Vashem International Historical Conference. Publishers description: “One of the most important and sensitive issues in Holocaust research is the topic of rescue attempts during the period of the rise of Nazism and the Hitler period. Articles include the rescue attempts, the missed opportunities, and the deeds of the rescuers, rescued, bystanders, and those who hindered the attempts. ” Contents of conference presentations include: Introduction by Yitzhak Arad -- The Negotiations Between Saly Mayer and the Representatives of the S. S. In 1944-1945 by Yehuda Bauer -- The Rescue Work of the World Jewish Congress During the Nazi Period by Elizabeth E. Eppler -- The International Red Cross and its Policy Vis-a-Vis the Jews in the Ghettos and Concentration Camps in Nazi-Occupied Europe by Meir Dworzecki -- Roosevelt and the Resettlement Question by Henry L. Feingold -- British Policy on Immigration to Palestine During World War II by Nathaniel Katzburg -- The British Government and the Fate of Hungarian Jewry in 1944 by Bela Vago -- The Attitude of the Soviet Union to the Rescue of Jews by Dov Levin -- The Problem of the Rescue of German Jewry During the Years 1933-1939; the Reasons for the Delay in their Emigration from the Third Reich by Abraham Margaliot -- The Emigration of Jews from Worms (November 1938-October 1941) : Hopes and Plans by Henry R. Huttenbach -- Rescue in Lithuania During the Nazi Occupation by Sarah Neshamit -- Jewish Family Camps in the Forests - An Original Means of Rescue by Yitzhak Arad -- The Activities of the Council for Aid to Jews ("Zegota") in Occupied Poland by Joseph Kermish -- The Attitude of the Poles to the Mass Deportations of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto in the Summer of 1942 by Yisrael Gutman -- The Role of the Czech and Slovak Jewish Leadership in the Field of Rescue Work by Livia Rothkirchen -- The Activities of the Jewish Agency Delegation in Istanbul in 1943 by Dalia Ofer -- The Rescue of Jews in the Italian Zone of Occupied Croatia by Daniel Carpi -- Several Observations Concerning the Position of the Jews in Occupied Holland During World War II by B. A. Sijes -- The Zionist Underground in Holland and France and the Escape to Spain by Haim Avni -- Jewish Rescue Activities in Belgium and France by Lucien Steinberg -- The Uniqueness of the Rescue of Danish Jewry by Leni Yahil -- The "Righteous Among the Nations" and their Part in the Rescue of Jews by Moshe Bejski. Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Congresses. Solitary institutional mark; an impression seal on title page margin. Light wear, light toning to paper, Very good- condition. (HOLO2-92-10).