The last days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania : chronicles from the Vilna ghetto and the camps, 1939-1944 / Herman Kruk ; edited and introduced by Benjamin Harshav ; translated by Barbara Harshav

Author(s): Kruk, Herman, 1897-1944
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Subjects: Kruk, Herman, 1897-1944
Vilnius (Lithuania)--Ethnic relations
Klooga (Concentration camp)
Jews--Persecutions--Lithuania--Vilnius
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Lithuania--Vilnius--Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945--Jewish resistance--Lithuania--Vilnius
Concentration camps--Estonia
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Yiddish (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Haven : YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, c2002
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: lii, 732 p., [20] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Maps
Foreword / Carl J. Rheins
Preface / Benjamin Harshav
Introduction: Herman Kruk's Holocaust Writings / Benjamin Harshav
1. The Collapse of Poland: September 1939-June 1941 1
2. The Destruction of Jewish Vilna: June 22, 1941-September 6, 1941 46
3. The Vilna Ghetto: September 7, 1941-February 17, 1942 100
4. Between YIVO and Ponar: February 19, 1942-July 9, 1942 212
5. Putsch in the Ghetto: July 11, 1942-October 28, 1942 326
6. The Second Winter: October 29, 1942-March 18, 1943 391
7. The Sky Is Overcast Again: March 19, 1943-May 10, 1943 480
8. The Ghetto Will Not Calm Down: May 12, 1943-July 14, 1943 536
9. Narrative Chronicles of the Ghetto: 1941-1943 593
10. The Camps in Estonia: August 1943-September 1944 659
App.: Place Names 707
References 713
Index to People and Places 715
Alternate Title(s): Tọgbukh fun Vịlner getọ.
Additional Authors: Harshav, Benjamin, 1928-
Notes: LCCN: 2002016736
ISBN: 0300044941 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 713-714) and index
OCLC Number: 48773758
ISBN/ISSN: 0300044941