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Author Zeller, Guillaume, author.

Title The Priest Barracks : Dachau, 1938-1945 / Guillaume Zeller ; translated by Michael J. Miller.

Publication Info. San Francisco, California : Ignatius Press, [2017]
©2017
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.5318092 ZEL    AVAILABLE
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Description 274 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-264) and index.
Summary At the Nazi concentration camp Dachau, three barracks out of 30 were occupied by clergy from 1938-1945. The overwhelming majority of the 2,720 men imprisoned in these barracks were Catholics including monks and seminarians from all over Europe. More than a third of the prisoners in the "priest block" died there. The story of these men which has been submerged by the overall history of the concentration camps, is told in this riveting historical account. Besides recounting moving episodes, this book sheds new light on Hitler's system of concentration camps and the intrinsic anti-Christian animus of Nazism.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Dachau (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
Concentration camp inmates -- Germany -- Dachau.
Priests -- Nazi persecution.
National socialism and religion.
Added Author Miller, Michael J. (Translator), translator.
ISBN 9781621640998 (paperback)
162164099X (paperback)
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