29 Eye-Opening Books About the Holocaust

From firsthand accounts to comprehensive studies, these books examine the tragedies of the Holocaust.

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999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz

By Heather Dune Macadam

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But You Did Not Come Back

By Marceline Loridan-Ivens

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Fragments of Isabella

By Isabella Leitner

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Jack and Rochelle

By Jack Sutin and Rochelle Sutin

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Were We Our Brothers' Keepers?

By Haskel Lookstein

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In the Name of Humanity

By Max Wallace

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Survival in the Shadows

By Barbara Lovenheim

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The Holocaust

By Martin Gilbert

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The Clandestine History of the Kovno Jewish Ghetto Police

By Samuel Schalkowsky

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Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning

By Timothy Snyder

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The Complete Maus

By Art Speigelman

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Escape from Sobibor

By Richard Rashke

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This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

By Tadeusz Borowksi

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Roman's Journey

By Roman Halter

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At the Mind’s Limits

By Jean Améry

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Voyage of the Damned

By Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts

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Eichmann in Jerusalem

By Hannah Arendt

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Imprisoned

By Arturo Benvenutti

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Resistance

By Israel Gutman

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Never Again

By Martin Gilbert

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Man's Search for Meaning

By Viktor Frankl

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The House at Ujazdowskie 16

By Karen Auerbach

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In the Garden of Beasts

By Erik Larson

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The Diary of a Young Girl

By Anne Frank

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Why?: Explaining the Holocaust

By Peter Hayes

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The Crime and the Silence

By Anna Bikont

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Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945: The Years of Extermination

By Saul Friedlander

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Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949

By David Cesarani