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Angrick, Andrej, 1962- author
"Endlösung" in Riga. English
The "final solution" in Riga : exploitation and annihilation, 1941-1944 / Andrej Angrick and Peter Klein ; translated from the German by Ray Brandon
First paperback edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Berghahn Books 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DS135.L32 R5313 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Latvia -- Rīga
Jews -- Persecutions -- Latvia -- Rīga -- History -- 20th century
Jewish ghettos -- Latvia -- Rīga -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Deportations from Latvia
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Latvia -- Rīga
Subject Rīga (Latvia) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xi, 517 pages : illustrations, map, b&w photographs, 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [486]-503) and indexes
Contents Latvia caught between two dictatorships -- Operation Barbarossa : preparations for the German attack on the Soviet Union -- From the pogroms to the establishment of the ghetto -- Securing German rule in occupied Riga : the period of the large ghetto for Latvian Jews -- Murder on a massive scale : the murder of the ghetto's Latvian Jews -- In search of territories for the "final solution" : the road to Riga as a final destination for deportations -- Plans for the Salaspils Camp -- The deportation of German Jews to Riga -- The Salaspils Camp : a place of internment with many functions -- German Jews build Salaspils : December 1941-August 1942 -- Excursus I. SS Major Rudolf Lange and the Wannsee Conference -- The Latvian labor market and the compulsory deployment of Jews in Riga -- The utilization of Jewish assets and the issue of ghetto administration -- Ghetto life and forced labor in Riga in spring 1942 -- The turning point : Operation Dünamünde at Jungfernhof and in the "ghetto for Reich Jews" -- Forced labor and annihilation in County Commissariat Riga City -- Failed resistance : the Tin Square Operation, October 1942 -- Annihilation instead of forced labor: Himmler's struggle against production constraints and armaments interests in General Commissariat Latvia -- Concentration Camp Kaiserwald and the barrackings -- Excursus II. SS Second Lieutenant Fritz Scherwitz, the commander at Lenta : a biographical sketch -- The decommissioning of Concentration Camp Kaiserwald, evacuation, and liberation -- A new start and the search for justice -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Organizational chart -- Table of ranks -- Biographical appendix
NOTE 513424
Series War and genocide ; v. 14
Alternate Author Klein, Peter, 1962- author

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