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Author Fairweather, Jack, author.

Title A rebel in Auschwitz : the true story of the resistance hero who fought the Nazis from inside the camp / Jack Fairweather.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Scholastic Focus, 2021.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  940.5318538 FAI    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  940.5318538 FAI    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.5318538 FAI    DUE 12-07-22
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Description x, 337 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note "True stories in focus"--Dust jacket.
Audience Ages 12-18. Scholastic Focus.
Grades 7-9. Scholastic Focus.
Summary "Occupied Warsaw, Summer 1940: Witold Pilecki, a Polish underground operative, accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands interned at a new concentration camp, report on Nazi crimes, raise a secret army, and stage an uprising. The name of the camp -- Auschwitz. Over the next two and half years, and under the cruelest of conditions, Pilecki's underground sabotaged facilities, assassinated Nazi officers, and gathered evidence of terrifying abuse and mass murder. But as he pieced together the horrifying Nazi plans to exterminate Europe's Jews, Pilecki realized he would have to risk his men, his life, and his family to warn the West before all was lost. To do so meant attempting the impossible -- but first he would have to escape from Auschwitz itself.."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-321) and index.
Subject Pilecki, Witold, 1901-1948.
Poland. Polskie Siły Zbrojne. Armia Krajowa -- Officers -- Biography.
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Internment camp inmates -- Poland -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Poland.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.
Nazi concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- Biography.
Added Title True story of the resistance hero who fought the Nazis from inside the camp
ISBN 9781338686937 (hardback)
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