Engerau: Zabudnuty pribeh Petrzalky (The Forgotten Story of Petrzalka)
by Borsky, Maros et al.
Bratislava: Synagoga Bratislava / Forschungsstelle Nachkriegsjustiz, 2015. First edition. Softcover. As new.. Quarto. 128pp. Original photo-illustrated wraps with red and white lettering on cover, white on spine. Catalog of the exhibition in the Jewish Community Museum, Bratislava, commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the end of W.W.II. The exhibition contains personal documents of Engerau camp prisoners that were saved by Leopold Preplica, the local gravedigger, and is an attempt to return identity and human form to the 1,700 Hungarian Jewish men, prisoners of the camp, who have previously remained anonymous. The widespread concentration camp was did not have just one location but was distributed all around what is now Petrzalka. One of the largest communist housing projects was constructed herein 1970. Profusely illustrated with mostly color photographs of the documents and the various locations of the former concentration camp. Includes bibliography and picture credits at rear. Text in Czech and English.
(Inventory #: 40457)
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