Auschwitz a history in photographs

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Published by Published for the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Oświęcim, and Książka i Wiedza, Warsaw, by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .

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Statementcompiled and edited by Teresa Świebocka ; English edition prepared by Jonathan Webber and Connie Wilsack.
ContributionsŚwiebocka, Teresa., Webber, Jonathan, Wilsack, Connie.
LC ClassificationsD805.P7 A8813 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1393889M
ISBN 100253355818, 8305126439, 8305126439
LC Control Number93001083

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