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Auschwitz by Clive Lawton
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At Auschwitz, over one million people were murdered, systematically, in cold blood. First-person accounts and archive images bring this terrible story into focus. This book tells the story of Auschwitz, stage by stage, in a way that children and young people will understand. Beginning by explaining who the Nazis were and why they chose Auschwitz as the site of a death camp, and ending with a look at the dilemmas which face Auschwitz today, the book gives a straightforward, easily-comprehensible account of what actually happened behind the barbed wire. The focus on one camp provides a real sense of place and in-depth history. Direct quotations and first-person accounts, extracts from the official record-books and statistics, all help to bring the story alive.

Author Biography

Clive A. Lawton is an educator, broadcaster and writer. A former headteacher, he has been involved in the development of Holocaust studies, and was vice-chairman of the Anne Frank Educational Trust, UK. He was the author of The Story of the Holocaust, published by Franklin Watts.
Release date NZ
May 30th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Franklin Watts Ltd
Interest Age
From 10 To 99
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