These Holocaust histories by Sir Martin Gilbert detail firsthand contextual accounts of the experience of millions of Jews in Nazi Europe. This collection creates a full narrative of the Holocaust that ties the past to the present with poignancy and power.
Few have written about the atrocities of the Holocaust with the combined skill, thoughtfulness, and rigorous devotion to political, social, and military context as Sir Martin Gilbert.Final Journey: Featuring firsthand narratives, documentary evidence, and rigorous contextual scholarship, Martin Gilbert’s Final Journey: The Fate of the Jews in Nazi Europe presents a masterful cross-section of the experiences of the millions of European Jews who lost their homes, careers, families, and lives at the hands of Hitler’s "Final Solution."
Holocaust Journey: Holocaust Journey tells the story of preeminent historian and prolific biographer and author Sir Martin Gilbert’s fourteen-day journey made by himself and a group of his students from University College, London to key locations where the atrocities of the Holocaust left their marks across the face of Europe.
Never Again: A work 40 years in the making, Never Again: A History of the Holocaust is Sir Martin Gilbert’s illustrated survey of the pre- and post-War history of the Jewish people in Europe that brings the Holocaust to light with a focus on weaving together individual narratives with broad historical perspective.
Sir Martin Gilbert (1936-2015) was a leading British historian and the author of more than eighty books. Specializing in 20th century history, he was the official biographer of Winston Churchill and wrote a best-selling eight-volume biography of the war leader’s life.Born in London in 1936, Martin Gilbert was evacuated to Canada with his family at the beginning of World War II as part of the British government’s efforts to protect children from the brutal bombings of the Luftwaffe. He was made a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, in 1962. He is the author of several definitive historical works examining the Holocaust, the First and Second World Wars, and the history of the 20th century.In 1990, Gilbert was designated a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and was awarded a Knighthood in 1995. Oxford University awarded him a Doctorate in 1999. Gilbert was a sought-after speaker on Churchill, Jewish history, and the history of the 20th century, and traveled frequently to lecture at colleges, universities, and organizations around the world.
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