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Author Crippa, Luca, 1964- author.

Title The Auschwitz photographer : the forgotten story of the WWII prisoner who documented thousands of lost souls / Luca Crippa and Maurizio Onnis ; translated from the Italian by Jennifer Higgins.

Publication Info. Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2021]
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 95th Street Adult Biography  BIO BRASSE    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Biography  BIO BRASSE    AVAILABLE
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Description xiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary In 1939, after Germany invaded Poland, photographer Wilhelm Brasse was sent to Auschwitz to record the camp’s atrocities where he faked documents for prisoners and smuggled photos to the outside world, and, when the war ended, refused to destroy his records so we might never forget.
Note Includes reading group guide.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-320).
Subject Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Poland -- Oświęcim.
Brasse, Wilhelm, 1917-2012.
Photographers -- Poland -- Biography.
Internment camp inmates -- Poland -- Oświęcim -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Prisoners and prisons -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland.
Genre Biographies.
Added Author Onnis, Maurizio, 1963- author.
Higgins, Jennifer, 1978- translator.
Added Title Fotografo di Auschwitz. English.
ISBN 9781728244044 hc.
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