Book details: 1000 TAGE IM KZ., EIN ERLEBNISBERICHT AUS DEN KONZENTRATIONSLAGERN DACHAU, MAUTHAUSEN UND GUSEN. MIT AUTHENTISCHEM BILDMATERIAL UND DOKUMENTEN.
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Gostner, Erwin.
1000 TAGE IM KZ., EIN ERLEBNISBERICHT AUS DEN KONZENTRATIONSLAGERN DACHAU, MAUTHAUSEN UND GUSEN. MIT AUTHENTISCHEM BILDMATERIAL UND DOKUMENTEN.
Imprint: Mannheim, W. Burger, 1946
Binding: Hardcover
Original illustrated paper boards. 12mo. 194 pages. 18 cm. In German. ‘1000 Days in a Concentration Camp; A First Hand Report from the Concentration Camps Dachau, Mauthausen and Gusen; with authentic photographs and documents. ’ Illustrated with 16 black and white photographs. “We go past the Jewish blocks. Their ranks have thinned. Many little snow-covered heaps, from which human arms stretch in rigid accusation, testify to a tragedy of which we are the witnesses. ” (Gostner; quotation translated [pg 159] in “Narrating the Holocaust” by Andrea Ilse Maria Reite) . Erwin Gostner (1914-1990) , from South Tyrol, was arrested as a catholic anti-nazi when Austria was annexed to Nazi Germany, and spent three years, from 1938 to 1941, in Dachau and Mauthausen; he survived the war, and worked as a detective for the remainder of his life; this being his only work, it was originally self-published in 1945, and printed in a larger number in 1946. Subjects: Concentration camps - Germany. Dachau - Konzentrationslager Mauthausen (Oberösterreich) - Konzentrationslager Gusen (Langenstein, Oberösterreich) – Konzentrationslager. World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, German. World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives. OCLC lists 22 copies. The US Holocaust Museum keeps their copy in their Rare Book Collection. Light soiling to boards, internally lightly aged, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good condition. (HOLO2-104-23) Xx, holo9, ger8. (ja)
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