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Death Camps - Hitler's crimes. Paris 1945 - First edition

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"Hitler's Germany raised the crime to the status of a national industry ... a crime that was committed against millions of men, women and children who were guilty of only one thing - the fact that they were Jews!" (From the book) - CAMPS de la MORT" Crimes Hitlériens" - Death Camps - Hitler's Crimes, by Jean Pelissier, Collection Liberation Publishing. Paris 1945, first edition. First post-war exposure of the atrocities of the Nazis in the death camps - photographs. French.

Early publication exposing German crimes in death camps. In the first pages, a large map appears over two pages showing the location of the death camps in Europe. In the opening, the author shows how the ideas embodied in Hitler's Maine Kampf's book were implemented one by one in the 'Final Solution', and through quotes from the book itself the author shows that Hitler did everything in his power to implement the master plan which he outlined in his book regarding the control of the Aryan "race of lords" and the total elimination of all his opponents, including the false strategy he adopted in foreign policy, a satanic plan that claimed the lives of millions. Detailed description of the atrocities in the Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau, Mauthausen, Ravensbürk, Stutthof, and Majdanek camps. In addition appear harsh photographs, some of which were published here for the first time, of the bodies of those who perished in the various camps as found at the end of the war by the Allied liberators, as well as of the noticeable shock on the liberators themselves. In addition, exact numbers of the prisoners in each and every camp are given, as well as of those who perished, and more. On the back of the cover is an illustration of a prisoner across a barbed wire fence waving his hands upwards and the caption: LIBRE - Freedom.

148 p. 19 cm. Some of the photo pages are detached. Good condition.

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