The Nazi Holocaust by Ronnie S. Landau

The Nazi Holocaust: Its History and Meaning (3rd Edition) by Ronnie S. Landau
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Overview: The Nazi Holocaust is one of the most momentous events in human history. Yet, it remains on many levels a baffling and unfathomable mystery. By shunning simplistic ‘explanations’ Ronnie Landau has set out, in a clear, thought-provoking and enlightened fashion, to mediate betweeen this vast, often unapproachable subject and the reader who wrestles with its meaning. Locating the Holocaust within a number of different contexts, Landau penetrates to the very heart of its moral and historical significance. Deeply concerned lest the Holocaust, as a ‘unique’ phenomenon, be cordoned off from the rest of human history and ghettoized within the highly charged realm of ‘Jewish experience’, he is at pains to show that transmitting understanding of the Holocaust is about connecting with all humanity. Intended both for the general reader and for students and academics, this work is an important breakthrough in the struggle to perpetuate the memory of a tragedy which the world is all too ready to forget
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Hellstorm: The Death of Nazi Germany [Audiobook]

Hellstorm: The Death of Nazi Germany [Audiobook]

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Taking Nazi Technology by Douglas M. O’Reagan

Taking Nazi Technology: Allied Exploitation of German Science After the Second World War by Douglas M. O’Reagan
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Overview: During the Second World War, German science and technology posed a terrifying threat to the Allied nations. Combined with Germany’s generations-old reputation for excellence in science and engineering, these advanced weapons, which included rockets, V-2 missiles, tanks, submarines, and jet airplanes, gave troubling credence to Nazi propaganda about forthcoming ‘wonder-weapons’ that would turn the war decisively in the Axis favor. After the war ended, the Allied powers raced to seize ‘intellectual reparations’ from almost every field of industrial technology and academic science in occupied Germany. It was likely the largest-scale technology transfer in history.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Nazi Propaganda For The Arab World

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Hitler’s Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe


Hitler’s Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe
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The Jews of Nazi Vienna, 1938-1945: Rescue and Destruction…


The Jews of Nazi Vienna, 1938-1945: Rescue and Destruction (Palgrave Studies in the History of Genocide)
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Kristallnacht: Nazi Persecution of the Jews by Wil Mara

Kristallnacht: Nazi Persecution of the Jews in Europe (Perspectives on) by Wil Mara
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Overview: Provides general information on the Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom of 1938, the subsequent Nazi persecution of Jews, and its legacy.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Coping with the Nazi Past by Philipp Gassert, Alan E. Steinweis

Coping with the Nazi Past: West German Debates on Nazism and Generational Conflict, 1955-1975 by Philipp Gassert & Alan E. Steinweis (eds.)
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Overview: Based on careful, intensive research in primary sources, many of these essays break new ground in our understanding of a crucial and tumultuous period. The contributors, drawn from both sides of the Atlantic, offer an in-depth analysis of how the collective memory of Nazism and the Holocaust influenced, and was influenced by, politics and culture in West Germany in the 1960s. The contributions address a wide variety of issues, including prosecution for war crimes, restitution, immigration policy, health policy, reform of the police, German relations with Israel and the United States, nuclear non-proliferation, and, of course, student politics and the New Left protest movement.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Culture in Nazi Germany – Michael H. Kater

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Culture in Nazi Germany by Michael H. Kater

Culture in Nazi Germany by Michael H. Kater
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Overview: A fresh and insightful history of how the German arts-and-letters scene was transformed under the Nazis

Culture was integral to the smooth running of the Third Reich. In the years preceding WWII, a wide variety of artistic forms were used to instill a Nazi ideology in the German people and to manipulate the public perception of Hitler’s enemies. During the war, the arts were closely tied to the propaganda machine that promoted the cause of Germany’s military campaigns.

Michael H. Kater’s engaging and deeply researched account of artistic culture within Nazi Germany considers how the German arts-and-letters scene was transformed when the Nazis came to power. With a broad purview that ranges widely across music, literature, film, theater, the press, and visual arts, Kater details the struggle between creative autonomy and political control as he looks at what became of German artists and their work both during and subsequent to Nazi rule.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Nazi Titanic by Robert P. Watson

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by Robert P. Watson
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Overview: Built in 1927, the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona was the greatest ship since the RMS Titanic and one of the most celebrated luxury liners in the world. When the Nazis seized control in Germany, she was stripped down for use as a floating barracks and troop transport. Later, during the war, Hitler’s minister, Joseph Goebbels, cast her as the “star” in his epic propaganda film about the sinking of the legendary Titanic.

Following the film’s enormous failure, the German navy used the Cap Arcona to transport German soldiers and civilians across the Baltic, away from the Red Army’s advance. In the Third Reich’s final days, the ill-fated ship was packed with thousands of concentration camp prisoners. Without adequate water, food, or sanitary facilities, the prisoners suffered as they waited for the end of the war. Just days before Germany surrendered, the Cap Arcona was mistakenly bombed by the British Royal Air Force, and nearly all of the prisoners were killed in the last major tragedy of the Holocaust and one of history’s worst maritime disasters.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Law in Nazi Germany by Alan E. Steinweis

The Law in Nazi Germany: Ideology, Opportunism, and the Perversion of Justice by Alan E. Steinweis, Robert D. Rachlin
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Overview: "Overall, this volume is very useful in that it makes the studies on justice under the Nazi regime and its memory accessible. It should therefore be of interest to readers well beyond the circle of specialists." · Vingtième Siècle. Revue d’histoire
"These essays offer a significant contribution to our understanding of the role of one of the most important professions in underpinning the National Socialist regime and enabling its leaders to proceed with its murderous agenda." · Geoffrey J Giles, University of Florida
While we often tend to think of the Third Reich as a zone of lawlessness, the Nazi dictatorship and its policies of persecution rested on a legal foundation set in place and maintained by judges, lawyers, and civil servants trained in the law. This volume offers a concise and compelling account of how these intelligent and welleducated legal professionals lent their skills and knowledge to a system of oppression and domination. The chapters address why German lawyers and jurists were attracted to Nazism; how their support of the regime resulted from a combination of ideological conviction, careerist opportunism, and legalistic selfdelusion; and whether they were held accountable for their Nazi-era actions after 1945. This book also examines the experiences of Jewish lawyers who fell victim to anti-Semitic measures. The volume will appeal to scholars, students, and other readers with an interest in Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and the history of jurisprudence.
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In Search of the Origins of Nazi Monstrosity by Jean Haussmann

In Search of the Origins of Nazi Monstrosity by Jean Haussmann
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Overview: In Search of the Origins of Nazi Monstrosity does not intend to rewrite the history of the Shoah or, for that matter, any other persecutions that occurred during the Nazi regime. It tries, foremost, to quantify the facts pertaining to the transformation of xenophobic attitudes into systematic annihilation. These facts reveal the relevant role of the Austro-Bavarian culture in the construction and execution of the massacres. A tentative explanation follows trying to illuminate the constellation under which this specific geo-political active participation could have arisen.
Three levels are analyzed: one pertaining to the "material executors," one to the collaboration by the overall pan-German "civil servants," and finally and foremost, to the "originators" of the systematic annihilation process. In what could seem an accusatory trial of Austria and Bavaria, our profound admiration for what these people have achieved in other historical circumstances remains unchallenged.
Genre: Non-Fiction – History

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SS Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads through Gerry van Tonder

SS Einsatzgruppen: Nazi Death Squads, 1939-1945 through Gerry van Tonder
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Overview: In June 1941, Adolf Hitler, whose loathing of Slavs and Jewish Bolsheviks knew no bounds, introduced Operation Barbarossa, throwing Four million troops, supported through tanks, artillery and airplane into the Soviet Union. Operational teams of the German Security Service, SD, adopted into the Baltic and the Black Sea spaces. Their orders: neutralize parts opposed to Nazi domination. Combined SS and SD headquarters have been arrange in Riga (northern), Mogilev (heart) and Kiev (southern), each and every with subordinate devices of the SD, the Einsatzgruppen, and decrease echelons of Einsatzkommandos.
Communist and Soviet NKVD (People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs) brokers have been focused, and from August 1941 to March 1943, 4,000 Soviet and communist brokers have been arrested and performed. In addition, some distance higher numbers of partisans and communists have been shot to make sure political and ethnic purity within the occupied territories. Einsatzgruppe A, below Adolf Eichmann, performed 29,000 other people – indexed as ‘Jews’ or ‘most commonly Jews’ – in Latvia and Lithuania within the early levels of the operation. In the Einsatzgruppe C file for September 1941, there’s a remark, ‘50,000 executions “foreseen” in Kiev’. In 5 months in 1941, Einsatzkommando III commander, Karl Jager, reported killing 138,272 (48,252 males, 55,556 ladies and 34,464 kids).
The Einsatzgruppen have been dying squads – their equipment the rifle, the pistol and the system gun. It is estimated that the Einsatzgruppen performed greater than 2 million other people between 1941 and 1945, together with 1.three million Jews.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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