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That was Dachau

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A complete scholarly presentation of the history of the Dachau concentration camp, which opened on March 22, 1933, two months after Adolf Hitler took power. This instrument of terror became the model of the Nazi extermination regime.
Paperback, 401 pages
Published 2004 by Cherche-Midi (first published 2002)
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Apr 25, 2012 BlackTulip rated it it was amazing
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This book is very comprehensive and "horribly" informative ! especially since the author is a former inmate himself of Dachau ; it gives this biography even more weight.

It took me more than a year before being able to finish this book, it was so painful for me to read it. My father was there for more than two years, as an Austrian political prisoner until the Americans arrived in 1945. He has never been very talkative about it and who could blame him. This book was an opportunity for me to read
Jun 09, 2013 David rated it it was amazing
I bought this book when we visited Dachau during our honeymoon. The book is excellent. I wish I would have read it sooner but it is a difficult read at times.
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Oct 03, 2016 Deepa Nair rated it really liked it
Bought the book while on a visit to the Dachau concentration camp this summer. Must see place for history lovers. The camp is a bit of a harrowing repository of the Dachau archives, houses a museum which really is a time machine, whereby one can hark back to Third Reich and it's barbarity. About the book, the author has stunningly captured the details, shored up by statistics and ample evidence. He has done a painstaking and arduous job of research which is commendable . The fact that he had do ...more
Briana Grenert
I don't know how to give a number rating to a book like that - it was not a fun read. I did not enjoy reading this. But I'm glad I did - it was a quality historical account humanized by personal memories of the author as well as others.
Ashley and I purchased this book at Dachau.
I learned much.
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