Walter Laqueur, co-chairman of the International Research Council of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., is among the world's preeminent historians of modern Europe and a leading authority on the Holocaust. He is the author of nearly twenty books on World War II, the Holocaust, fascism, and Soviet politics. Judith Tydor Baumel teaches modern Jewish history at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.
"The book reaches beyond facts and details to reveal the depths of the Holocaust experience and its aftermath. It will surely emerge as indispensable for the study of the Holocaust." Jehuda Reinharz, president, Brandeis University"