Crimes and criminals of the Holocaust

by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943-

Format: Print Book 2004
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From the end of World War II, to the Nuremberg Trials to the hunt for Nazi fugitives, this book examines the search for justice after the Holocaust. Author Linda Jacobs Altman explores the way in which the international trials were handled, as well as the trials held in specific countries. The untiring search of the Nazi hunters is also detailed.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Reviewed with Linda Jacobs Altman's Impact of the Holocaust0 . Gr. 5-10. Like Altman's Forgotten Victims of the Holocaust 0 (2003) and other books in the accessible Holocaust in History series, these titles cover the facts without sensationalism and raise important issues about evil and human rights for class discussion. Crimes 0 focuses on the end of World War II and the Nuremberg trials as well as cases of such war criminals as Adolf Eichmann. Eyewitness accounts and archival photos on every double-page spread document horrific crimes, including doctors' brutal experiments on prisoners. That excuse "I was just following orders" raises elemental questions about personal responsibility. Impact0 discusses the influence the Holocaust had on the quest for a Jewish homeland and the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The focus is always on the idea that ordinary people committed the evil. Primo Levi's name is misspelled, but otherwise the documentation is excellent. --Hazel Rochman Copyright 2004 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Holocaust in history.
Subjects Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Juvenile literature.
War criminals -- Germany -- Juvenile literature.
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946 -- Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
War criminals.
Publisher Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers,2004
Language English
Description 104 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 101) and index.
ISBN 0766019950
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