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List Of Libraries Damaged During World War II
This is a list of libraries damaged during World War II. Austria When Hitler’s Germany started the Anschluss with Austria in 1938, one of the first casualties was the looting of the public and private libraries of Vienna. * Of the library of the University of Graz, about 100 manuscripts and 4,500 volumes of academic publications, which had been stored for safe keeping in Steiermark, were lost as a result of plunder. * In 1938 the Nazis formed a Bücherverwertungsstelle which was a collection and distribution center for books stolen from the personal libraries, publishing companies and bookstores of Jews and other people whose possessions were declared in forfeit to the states for political or ethnic reasons. These books contained 644,000 volumes, of which 410,000 volumes were destroyed. This center was directed by Albert Paust, who previously had been the director of the Deutsche Bucherei in Leipzig. Libraries in Austria could choose desired titles from this center for their ow ...
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World War II
World War II or the Second World War, often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It involved —including all of the great powers—forming two opposing s: the and the . In a total war directly involving more than 100 million from more than 30 countries, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the , blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. in the conflict, enabling the of population centres and the only two uses of s in war. World War II was by far the in human history; it resulted in , a majority being civilians. Tens of millions of people died due to s (including ), , s, and . In the wake of the Axis defeat, and , and tribunals were conducted and . World War II is generally considered to have begun on 1 September 1939, when , under , . The and subsequently on Germany on 3 September. Under the of August 1939, Germany and the had ...
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