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The Resource Story of a secret state : my report to the world, Jan Karski ; foreword by Madeleine Albright

Story of a secret state : my report to the world, Jan Karski ; foreword by Madeleine Albright

Label
Story of a secret state : my report to the world
Title
Story of a secret state
Title remainder
my report to the world
Statement of responsibility
Jan Karski ; foreword by Madeleine Albright
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-2000
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karski, Jan
Dewey number
940.53/438092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D802.P6
LC item number
K3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Karski, Jan
  • Poland
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Story of a secret state : my report to the world, Jan Karski ; foreword by Madeleine Albright
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1944
  • "Follows the text of the original 1944 US edition ... supplemented with translations of additional material provided by the author in 1999 for the Polish edition"--p. xi
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-400) and index
Contents
Biographical essay of Jan Karski / by Timothy Snyder -- Defeat -- Prisoner in Russia -- Exchange and escape -- Devastated Poland -- The beginning -- Transformation -- Initiation -- Borecki -- Contact between cells -- Mission to France -- The underground state -- Caught by the Gestapo -- Torture -- The SS hospital -- Rescue -- The "gardener" -- Propaganda from the country -- Execution of a traitor -- The four branches of the underground -- The Laskowa apartment -- Assignment in Lublin -- Retribution -- The secret press -- My "conspiratorial apparatus" -- The liaison women -- Marriage per procuram -- School-- underground -- Parliament in Poland -- The ghetto -- "To die in agony-- " -- Unter den Linden revisited -- Journey through France and Spain -- My report to the world
Control code
ocn813220862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 414 p., [13] p. of plates
Isbn
9781589019836
Lccn
2012037549
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Story of a secret state : my report to the world, Jan Karski ; foreword by Madeleine Albright
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1944
  • "Follows the text of the original 1944 US edition ... supplemented with translations of additional material provided by the author in 1999 for the Polish edition"--p. xi
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-400) and index
Contents
Biographical essay of Jan Karski / by Timothy Snyder -- Defeat -- Prisoner in Russia -- Exchange and escape -- Devastated Poland -- The beginning -- Transformation -- Initiation -- Borecki -- Contact between cells -- Mission to France -- The underground state -- Caught by the Gestapo -- Torture -- The SS hospital -- Rescue -- The "gardener" -- Propaganda from the country -- Execution of a traitor -- The four branches of the underground -- The Laskowa apartment -- Assignment in Lublin -- Retribution -- The secret press -- My "conspiratorial apparatus" -- The liaison women -- Marriage per procuram -- School-- underground -- Parliament in Poland -- The ghetto -- "To die in agony-- " -- Unter den Linden revisited -- Journey through France and Spain -- My report to the world
Control code
ocn813220862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 414 p., [13] p. of plates
Isbn
9781589019836
Lccn
2012037549
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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