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Deem, James M.

The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp

(2) YA When the Nazis invaded Belgium, they turned WWI fort Breendonk into a "reception" camp to hold prisoners until their release or transport to other camps. This chronological history of Breendonk combines dozens of personal histories, black-and-white period photographs, full-color contemporary photographs, and archival sketches by inmate Jacques Ochs. These touches give this chronicle an intimate feel, underscoring the inhumanity that so many suffered. Bib., ind.


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