Hitler's Willing Executioners : Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust, Paperback

Hitler's Willing Executioners : Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust Paperback

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Daniel Goldhagen re-visits a question which history has treated as settled, and his research leads him to the inescapble conclusion that none of the answers holds true.

That question is: How could the Holocaust happen? His response is an exploration of German society and its ingrained anti-semitism that demands a fundamental revision of our thinking about the years 1933-1945.

The author marshals fresh, primary evidence - including extensive testimony from the actual perpetrators - to show that the killers were ordinary Germans who were not compelled to act as they did (they knew they could refuse without retribution) yet they killed willingly and zealously.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 656 pages, b&w illustrations
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780349107868

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