Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland
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Browning, however, developed an early interest in the question of whether small villages and towns were subject to the same violence as the large ghettos.
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There are unforgettable and horrifying scenes here in this spare and sombre memoir of this experience of the hanging of a child, of his first farewell with his father who leaves him an inheritance of a knife and a spoon, and of his last goodbye at Buchenwald his father's corpse is already cold let alone the long months of survival under unconscionable conditions.
all male Jews between the ages of 17 and 45 convicted as plunderers are to be shot according to martial law. Those soldiers who did not participate in the shootings were derided by the others as weak or cowardly. A. Dirk Moses (2004), Genocide and Settler Society: Frontier Violence and Stolen Indigenous Children.
Ordinary Men by Christopher Browning Plot Summary | LitCharts
One later testified he killed only children because his partner was shooting the mothers and he did not think it was right that children should grow up without mothers.Thus: Befehl ist befehl had its limitations, and there were loopholes the size of Goering's paunch to slip through.