The Jewish women of Ravensbrück Concentration Camp /

"Ravensbruck was the only major Nazi concentration camp for women. Located about fifty miles north of Berlin, the camp was the site of murder by slave labor, torture, starvation, shooting, lethal injection, "medical" experimentation, and gassing." "Although this camp was des...

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Author / Creator: Saidel, Rochelle G.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Madison, Wisc. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Ravensbrück on my mind
  • A special hell for women
  • Triangles of many colors
  • Olga Benário Prestes and Käthe Pick Leichter
  • Resistance that lifted the spirit
  • Joyless childhoods
  • A year of comings and goings, 1944
  • Women at work
  • Gemma LaGuardia Gluck : a Jewish American
  • Jewish evacuees arrive from Auschwitz
  • Late arrivals from other camps
  • The satellite work camps
  • Malchow and the death marches
  • Rescue to Sweden
  • Reconstructing lives in the aftermath
  • Gender and women's bodies
  • Epilogue : Ravensbrück still on my mind.