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Fischel (history, Millersville U.) traces the roots of the Holocaust to and anti-Semitic policies of the Reich. He then documents the Final Solution itself, with descriptions of the deportation and transportation to the death camps and details of the killing itself. Also covered are resistance efforts in the Warsaw Ghetto and elsewhere, the liberation of the camps by the allies, and the Nuremberg Trial. Appends biographies of major participants and primary documents from the Holocaust, including instructions for and Hitler's final pre-suicide written statement. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.