Synopses & Reviews
Deftly weaving together historical research and survivors' testimonies, The Holcaust
is Gilbert's acclaimed and definitive history of the European Jews, fom Hitler's rise to power to Germany's surrender to the liberation of the prisoners of the concentration camps.
"A fascinating work that overwhelms us with its truth . . . This book must be read and reread." --Elie Wiesel, Chicago Tribune
"A classic story . . . Indispensable for the material it contains, for the soundness of its scholarship, and for Gilbert's ability to narrate and present this history in a style that bears the weight of the subject matter." --The Christian Science Monitor
A definitive history of the Jews of Europe during World War II. "He weaves the cold facts with the nightmarish oral histories into a masterly chronological narrative".--Peter Hay, Los Angeles Times Book Review. 34 black-and-white photographs.
About the Author
One of Britain's most distinguished historians, Martin Gilbert
was knighted in 1995. A fellow of Merton College, Oxford, he is also the official biographer of Winston Churchill. Among his books are The Holocaust, The Second World War, Churchill: A Life, Auschwitz and the Allies, The First World War,
and Never Again.