Flight and concealment : surviving the Holocaust underground in Munich and beyond /

Using archival sources and interviews with survivors and with the Germans who aided or exploited them, this book explores the experiences of Jews who tried to escape Nazi genocide by hiding underground.

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Bibliographic Details
Uniform title:Flucht und Versteck.
Author / Creator: Schrafstetter, Susanna (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Brown, Allison (Translator), translator.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2022]
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Under Nazi rule :Jews in Munich, 1933-1941
  • 2. The deportations
  • 3. Early escapes : Fall 1941-Summer 1942
  • 4. The conclusion of the mass deportations in 1943 : a second wave of escapes?
  • 5. Evading the final deportations in February 1945
  • 6. Dangers and failed escapes, 1941-1945 : denunciation, exploitation, discovery, illness
  • 7. Specific groups of helpers and those they helped : hidden children and church aid
  • 8. To and from Munich : regional, national, and transnational escape routes and connections
  • 9. After 1945 : reconstruction or new beginning?
  • 10. Postwar encounters
  • 11. Compensation for surviving U-boats, their family members, and their helpers
  • 12. U-boats and their helpers in postwar German society.