Stepping-stone to Life

A reconstruction of the Schindler story
Robin O'Neil, Salisbury, England 2007


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Stepping-stone to Life


Oskar Schindler

Code names: Zeiler; Osi; Schofer; Otto


In Memory of:

Victor Dortheimer 69124 (London),
16. 09. 1916 – 07. 05. 2003
  Judge Moshe Bejski 69387 (Israel)
01. 1921 – 06. 03. 2007
Viktor Dortheimer
(Israel 1998)
  Moshe Bejski
(London 1996)


Biography of the Author
Notes: Documentation and Sources
Principal Research documents
  1. Dr. Ball-Kaduri documentation
  2. Steinhouse documentation
  3. Madritsch list and Documentation
  4. Czech Security Documentation
  5. Emily Schindler Documents and memoir (1996)
  6. Keneally's “Schindler's List”
  7. The Davar List
Chapter 1 Early Years 1908 -1938
Chapter 2 Political Maneuverings: Schindler Is Recruited Into The Abwehr
Chapter 3 Prelude to War
Chapter 4 Schindler in Krakow
Chapter 5 The “Wiener Affair”
Chapter 6 “Kazimierz” The Jewish Quarter
Chapter 7 The Madritsch Factor and Ghetto Deportations to Belzec
Chapter 8 Destruction of the Ghetto
Chapter 9 “All roads lead to Bełżec”
Chapter 10 Destroy the Evidence
Chapter 11 “The Mad Dog of Lublin”
Chapter 12 Jewish Resistance
Chapter 13 Schindler in Budapest
Chapter 14 Tarnow and the Hungarian Deportations
Chapter 15 Schindler's List
Chapter 16 The Schindler Women
Chapter 17 Golleschau Tradgedy
Chapter 18 “To the Final Hour”: Schindler's War
Chapter 19 Conclusions
  1. First authentic Schindler's List
  2. Julius Madritsch List
  3. Men's Brunnlitz List
  4. Women's Brunnlitz List
  5. Translation of Occupations


Also available in pdf format:
Oskar Schindler: Stepping Stone to Life - Part 1
Oskar Schindler: Stepping Stone to Life - Part 2
Oskar Schindler: Stepping Stone to Life - Addendum


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