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Author Anonymous members of the Kovno Jewish Ghetto Police.

Title Clandestine History of the Kovno Jewish Ghetto Police [Axis 360 electronic resource].

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource.
Summary As a force that had to serve two masters, both the Jewish population of the Kovno ghetto in Lithuania and its German occupiers, the Kovno Jewish ghetto police walked a fine line between helping Jews survive and meeting Nazi orders. In 1942 and 1943 some of its members secretly composed this history and buried it in tin boxes. The book offers a rare glimpse into the complex situation faced by the ghetto leadership and the Jewish policemen, caught between carrying out the demands of the Germans and mollifying the anger and frustration of their own people. It details the creation and organization
Subject Jews -- Persecutions -- Lithuania -- Kaunas.
Jews -- Lithuania -- Kaunas -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish police officers -- Lithuania -- Kaunas -- History -- 20th century.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Lithuania -- Kaunas.
Kaunas (Lithuania) -- Ethnic relations.
Lithuania -- History -- German occupation, 1941-1944.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: 9781306505154
ISBN 025301297X (electronic bk.)
9780253012975 (electronic bk.)
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