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  • Author:
    Kazimierz Tyminski
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    1742571085
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    New Holland Publishers; 1 edition (March 15, 2012)
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    272 pages
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Kazimierz Tyminski describes himself as young, and full of bravado as he modestly relives memories, both horrific and inspirational, of his time in Auschwitz, and other concentration camps Buchenwald and Hecht. While living in the camps, he finds that it is not just luck that saves his life time after time.

Kazimierz Tyminski describes himself as "young, and full of bravado" a. Kazimierz Tyminski describes himself as "young, and full of bravado" as he modestly relives memories, both horrific and inspirational, of his time in Auschwitz, and other concentration camps Buchenwald and Hecht. While living in the camps, he finds that it is not just luck that saves his life time after time

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Auschwitz, 1940-1945. by Kazimierz Smolen (Author). The provenance of this book is confusing. J. Brent Ricks appears to be the author; and the book was printed in 1995 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ISBN-13: 978-0964429314. I wasn't impressed at all in that there's many more in-depth materials out there. But if you recognize the name Kazimierz Smolen, you would know he was the director of the Auschwitz museum. I bought it for the name - but there's no explanation of when it was written or translated. It's also a very slim volume barely 100 pages.

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel by Heather Morris E-book {PDF,Kindle,Epub. I have to read it at some point. Historical Fiction Based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Jews who survived the Holocaust. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris is an incredible true story of love in the most unlikely of places. Lale died in October 2006 of a massive stroke at home. Better Reading is about books that won’t let you down. Books to surprise and delight you. Books you’ll want to keep reading in bed, in the kitchen, on holidays. To Calm My Dreams: Surviving Auschwitz.

This biographical account of a Polish prisoner who survives the notorious concentration camp at Auschwitz stretches from his arrest in October 1941, to his liberation in April 1945. Kazimierz Tyminski describes himself as young, and full of bravado as he modestly relives memories, both horrific and inspirational, of his time in Auschwitz, and other concentration camps Buchenwald and Hecht. While living in the camps, he finds that it is not just luck that saves his life time after time. The magic and influence of music, and his own talent for playing it, see him survive the most incredible circumstances. Told from the perspective of a Polish man who was not oppressed for a Jewish heritage, this book provides a voice for all non-Jews who were affected by the holocaust.

Zololmaran
This personal memoir follows Kazimierz Tyminski's arrest, imprisonment, and ultimate survival in both Auschwitz and Buchenwald. His children translated his personal notes from Polish to English and reproduced Tyminski's memories of a brutal time for Poland. I like this book because I know someone else who survived a near-identical experience. He too was Polish, not Jewish, which underscores the importance of this story. No country suffered more in World War II than Poland. It is well known that the Holocaust death count is generally referred to six million Jews. Today that number continues to grow with the discovery of more graves in Eastern Europe, land that was formerly part of Russia. What's lost in the knowledge of history is that the death count of Hitler's policies and genocide was greater than twelve million including six million Poles - three million Jewish, three million Christian. Poland's sufferering includes the murder of ninety percent of its pre-war Jewish population. Yet, few people realize Auschwitz was originally built for Polish prisoners, and that from its inception in 1940 until mid-1942 when the Final Solution was implemented, Poles were the majority population, few survived, most were summarily executed or starved/beaten to death. All stories of survival are important, and therefore this story needs to be included in the collective literature of the times.
SoSok
Kazimierz Tyminski was a Polish political prisoner from Krakow, arrested and sent to both Auschwitz and Buchenwald. He wrote his memoir in 1985; this edition is the English translation by his children. There are those who believe only Jews perished in the camps - they would be totally misinformed. It's estimated that 6 million Poles died during WWII; At least 1.9 million were non-Jewish Poles. These facts are documented and true. The story reads like a journal and is first-person. Kazimierz survives by his music, piano-playing ability and luck. Anyone interested in this time period would be well-served to read this book.
Cordanara
This story in the first person is non-fiction, written carefully and clearly by Kazimierz Tyminski about his time as a prisoner in Auschwitz I (as opposed to Birkenau or Buna-Monowitz which were Auschwitz II and III), Buchenwald and a couple of the latter's satellite camps. The book was published in Poland in 1985, and was later translated by his daughter into English at her father's request. Barbara Tyminski-Marx writes in her foreword that "Too much cannot be revealed about the horrors of the Holocaust, especially when we hear voices stating categorically that these events never transpired."

Tyminski's great love was music, and being permitted to play in the concentration camps was probably a factor in his survival. He believes it to have been the most important factor. The other great contributor to his survival, and - as the book unfolds - obviously far and away the most salient factor, was that he simply was not Jewish. Initially, anyone and everyone of whom the Germans "disapproved" (a mild word) was sent to the gas chambers and crematories, and this included very many Poles, including priests and nuns. But from the end of 1942/beginning of 1943, gassings were reserved for Jews and Gypsies, right up until December 1944. Many others were, however, still murdered: by shooting, by injections of phenol to the heart, by angry and powerful SS (both male and female), by dogs trained to kill, by hanging. The Germans were endlessly inventive.

Tyminski, as a Polish Catholic, understandably concentrates on the sufferings of his own people, and lives in an almost permanent state of horror at the "new and gruesome" tortures and atrocities he sees around him every day. One feels his anguish at the deaths of many acquaintances and friends. But he survives Auschwitz well, and writes of it: "I had achieved as comfortable a position as one could have under the circumstances: my work was light, I had ample food, enjoyed the luxuries of parcels from home and good relationships with friends. Now I was headed for the unknown...[Buchenwald]"

At Buchenwald he witnessed horrendous atrocities and perversions, but was fortunate enough in his own experiences. He was permitted to go for walks; the Catholic prisoners sang at Christmas and erected a Christmas tree which they decorated with coloured paper. The were permitted to keep their musical instruments. Despite these privileges, Tyminski talks repeatedly of his suffering and longings for home.

It is here, in his sufferings, and in his privileges, that a second aspect of his story really penetrates this reader. All around him Jews were starved, tortured and murdered at Auschwitz on a daily basis. "Privileges" for 99% of them were non-existent; they were treated like animals about to be slaughtered. Thousands were gassed each day right through 1942, 1943 and 1944. He does discuss this; he mentions the terrible treatment of Jews a number of times; yet it is all vague. He obviously does not feel hostility towards Jewish people, which is a relief, but their very evident suffering seems to not really touch him. At times he writes the word "people" when the reader knows he means "Jewish people" because the particular events he is describing happened only to Jews. The hundreds of thousands of "people" pouring into the camps in 1943 and 1944, and going directly to the gas chambers, were 99% Jewish people. It is quite difficult to decide why he is so coy about this. Perhaps it is simply that the suffering of his own people overwhelmed him, and he was not able to be deeply sympathetic towards the afflictions of others. That is very understandable. But there is another perhaps: A general lack of acknowledgement amongst Polish Catholics, particularly during the Communist era, that Jews suffered at all - could this have caused Kazimierz Tyminski to be very careful about what he wrote and published in the early 1980s?

You will like this man. He has a good heart. He and most Polish people suffered terribly during the German occupation; we cannot imagine the horrors. In "Five Chimneys" by Olga Lengyel it is made quite obvious that the German plan for world domination included using Poles, Russians and other Slavic peoples as servants/slaves for about 30 years, when they would "die out" because of mass sterilization - and then Europe would be populated only by Germans. I do believe this now, although I found it difficult to credit in the past.

My only sadness about this man and his book is that, for whatever reason, he could not bring himself to fully acknowledge the extent of the horror experienced by the Jewish people of Europe.