In the days of destruction and revolt

by Zivia Lubetkin

Publisher: Hakibbutz Hameuchad Pub. House, Publisher: Am Oved Pub. House in [Tel Aviv]

Written in English
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Places:

  • Warsaw (Poland),
  • Poland

Subjects:

  • Lubetkin, Zivia.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Jews.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Personal narratives.,
  • Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943.,
  • Poland -- Ethnic relations.

Edition Notes

StatementZivia Lubetkin ; [translated from the Hebrew by Ishai Tubbin ; revised by Yehiel Yanay ; biographical index by Yitzhak Zuckerman ; biographical index translated by Debby Garber].
GenrePersonal narratives.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD810.J4 L7813 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination338 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3038279M
LC Control Number82128772

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