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Zegota [videorecording] : Council for aid to Jews in occupied Poland, 1942-1945 / a production of the Documentaries International Film and Video Foundation
Tucson, AZ : Foundation for Moral Courage, [between 1997 and 2010]
Location Call Number Status
 Voice/Vision Archive  D810.J4 Z343 1997    ASK CURATOR
Subject Rada Pomocy ┼╗ydom "┼╗egota."
Subject(s) World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Poland
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Poland
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust -- Poland
Jews -- Poland -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description 1 videodisc (28 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's discussion guide ([25] p. ; 18 cm.)
Note - System Details DVD format
Credits Narrator, Eli Wallach; writer, Irene Tomaszewski; director, Sy Rotter; music, Robert Nowak
Note Includes bibliographical references in discussion guide
Summary Frustrated by the Allied Governments' rejection of active intervention, the exiled Polish government in London formed an organization called Council to Aid the Jews, code-named Zegota, to rescue Jews in German-occupied Europe. Zegota participants, Jewish survivors, and Polish and Jewish historians recall and reflect on the unparalleled crime of genocide committed by Nazi occupation forces, and of the extraordinary courage of people who risked, and some of whom sacrificed, their lives trying to save Jewish fugitives
Note Container cover: "Contributions are fully tax deductible. c1993."
Alternate Author Rotter, Sy
Wallach, Eli, 1915-
Tomaszewski, Irene
Documentaries International Film & Video Foundation
Foundation for Moral Courage

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