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“Them” and “Us”: In Reply to Professor Tomasz Strzembosz

Israel Gutman

  1. “Panu Prof. Gutmanowi do sztambucha,” Więż, vol. 54, no. 6 (June 2001). See Strzembosz’s article in this volume.
  2. “Przemilczana Kolaboracja,” Rzeczpospolita, January 27, 2001. The article appeared in English as “Covered-up Collaboration,” in William Brand, ed., Thou Shalt Not Kill; Poles on Jedwabne (Warsaw: Więż, 2001).
  3.  Ibid., p. 168 (in the English publication).
  4. See Strzembosz’s article in this volume.
  5. Ibid.
  6. Jan Tomasz Gross, “A jednak sąsiedzi,” Rzeczpospolita, April 10, 2001.
  7. However, there is a small error in this identification of a Hebrew source. Tikva Fatal Knaani is not a man, but a woman (Tikva is a common female name in Israel, which in Hebrew means hope). This can be easily ascertained since the jacket of the book in question bears the author’s photograph.
  8. See Kleinbaum’s report in “Dr. M. Kleinbaum (Moshe Sneh) to Dr. N. Goldmann – Memorandum Concerning the Situation of the Jews in East Europe in the Beginning of World War II,” Galed, on the History of the Jews in Poland (Hebrew) vol. 4-5 (1978), pp. 561-562.
  9. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, Żydzi i Polacy 1918-1955. Współistnienie – zagłada – komunizm (Warsaw: S.K. Fronda, 2000), pp. 247-248.
  10. Czesław Grzelak, Grodno 1939 (Warsaw: Instytut Wydawniczy Związków Zawodowych, 1990).
  11. Fatal Knaani, Grodno Is Not the Same, p. 72.
  12. Ibid., pp. 72-73.
  13. Tomasz Strzembosz, Refleksje o Polsce I Podziemniu 1939-1945 (Warsaw: Agencja Omnipress, 1990), pp. 60-63.
  14. Ibid.