Jósef V. Czarski collection
Summarizes Jósef Czarski's life from primary school in Kraków, Poland, through his capture by Soviet troops; escape; resistance activities; incarceration in concentration camps at Auschwitz, Mauthausen, Melk, and Gunskirchen; liberation; subsequent education; and immigration to the United States. The short story "Schillinger and the Rabbit" describes how a sadistic SS guard in Birkenau concentration camp punished some prisoners when he caught them planning to eat a hare.
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