The German Fifth Column in Poland - A fully documented exposure of fifth column methods supported by personal testimonies A WARNING TO THE WORLD! - About the German collaborators in Poland during its Nazi occupation. Published by The Polish Ministry of Information by Hutchinson & Co. London and Melbourne, December 1940 - first edition. Detailed report based on declarations given by eyewitnesses about the cooperation of German citizens residing in Poland with the Nazi occupier. Copy with original dust jacket. English.
Historical report on the assistance and collaboration provided by the German minority in Poland to the Nazi occupier. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the ways in which the Germans assisted the SS soldiers in entering Poland, informing about resistance forces, and aiding in their capture and more. It is based on a selection of affidavits which are presented here verbatim, collected in Paris over six months between October 1939 and March 1940. It as intended to send warning signals to other countries with a German minority threatened by the Nazi occupier, to be vigilant about the actions of the German minority in their territories and its collaboration with the Nazis everywhere. "Today much evidence comes that the German minority in Poland constituted the vanguard of the Third Reich armies. This minority acted according to direct orders from the German authorities or various organizations that carefully hid their true nature". (From the introduction). The report contains dozens of chilling stories described by eyewitnesses how the Germans residing in Poland assisted the German army to advance to its destinations in Poland, as well as in locating and murdering Poles who dared to show resistance to the Nazi occupier, as well as harsh testimonies of massacres committed by the Germans in Poland upon its conquest, and the assistance they received from the German citizens residing in Poland at that time.
157, 16 pages. 20 cm. Hardcover with original dust jacket, all complete. Good condition.