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Other Victims of Nazi Persecution

BOOKS

  • Michael Berenbaum, editor, A Mosaic of Victims: Non-Jews Persecuted and Murdered by the Nazis (New York University Press)
  • David Crowe and John Kolsti, editors, The Gypsies of Eastern Europe (M.E.Sharp).
  • Henry Friedlander, The Origins of Nazi Genocide: From Euthanasia to the Final Solution (University of North Carolina Press)
  • Hugh Gregory Gallagher, By Trust Betrayed: Patients, Physicians, and the License to Kill in the Third Reich (Vandameer Press)
  • Ian Hancock, The Pariah Syndrome: An Account of Gypsy Slavery and Persecution (University of Michigan Press)
  • Guenter Lewy, The Nazi Persecution of the Gypsies (Oxford University Press)
  • Richard Plant The Pink Triangle: The Nazi War Against Homosexuals (Henry Holt)
  • Paul Polansky, Black Silence: The Lety Survivors Speak (Cross-Cultural Communications).

AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIAL

Jehovah’s Witnesses Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault
78 minutes, videotape, color and black and white
Recommended for junior high school grades and up.
This documentary tells the story of the persecution of witnesses by the Nazi regime.

Persecuted and Forgotten: The Gypsies of Auschwitz
54 minutes, videotape, color
Recommended for ages 16 and up.
This tape follows groups of German gypsies as they return to Auschwitz and come to terms with the horrors of their past. Through moving personal accounts, we learn of the “Gypsy Police,” the Institute for Racial Hygiene, and the doctor responsible for genealogical research that led to their imprisonment and liquidation. Many of the Sinti and Roma in this documentary reveal the discrimination they still experience.

We Were Marked With a Big “A”
44 minutes, videotape, black and white
Recommended for high school grades and up.
Three gay survivors tell the story of their arrests and incarceration in concentration camps. In German with subtitles.