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The Auschwitz photographer : the forgotten story of the WWII prisoner who documented thousands of lost souls / Luca Crippa and Maurizio Onnis ; translated from the Italian by Jennifer Higgins.

Book Book ([2021])
Description: xiv, 334 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2021]
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  • ISBN: 9781728242200
  • ISBN: 1728242207
  • ISBN: 9781728244044
  • ISBN: 1728244048
General Note:
Originally published as Il fotografo di Auschwitz by Edizioni Piemme S.p.a., 2013.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Summary:
"Wilhelm Brasse: "I looked death in the eyes. I did it fifty thousand times..." When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, photographer Wilhelm Brasse was sent to Auschwitz. His inability to condone the Third Reich and swear allegiance to Hitler landed him at one of the deadliest concentration camps of WWII. There, he was forced to record the camp's atrocities. From 1940-1945, Brasse took more than 50,000 photos of the nightmare that surrounded him. Brasse's role earned him Nazi favor, but he couldn't bear to hide behind his camera. He resisted, faking documents for prisoners and smuggling photos to ... Read More
Citation: Crippa, Luca. "The Auschwitz photographer : the forgotten story of the WWII prisoner who documented thousands of lost souls." Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, 2021.
 
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