Nürnberger Tagebuch

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Author: Gustave M. Gilbert

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Eliten

Page: 455

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Das Prozesstagebuch des Gerichtspsychologen G. M. Gilbert zu den Nürnberger Prozessen.

Mission at Nuremberg

An Allied Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis

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Author: Tim Townsend

Publisher: SPCK

ISBN: 0281074836

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

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November, 1945. The war is over, Hitler is dead, and Allied Army Chaplain Henry Gerecke receives his most challenging assignment: to go to Nuremberg and minister to the twenty-one imprisoned Nazi leaders awaiting trial for crimes against humanity. Mission at Nuremberg takes us deep inside the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, into the cells of the accused and the courtroom where they faced trial. These twenty-one Nazis had sat at Hitler's right hand: Hermann Goering, Albert Speer, Wilhelm Keitel, Hans Frank, and Ernst Kaltenbrunner were the orchestrators, and in some cases the direct perpetrators, of the most methodical genocide in history. As the drama leading to the court's final judgments unfolds, Tim Townsend brings Henry Gerecke's impossible moral quandary to life. Gerecke had visited Dachau and had seen the consequences of the choices these men had made, the orders they had given and carried out. How could he preach a gospel of mercy, knowing full well the nature of the atrocities they had committed? As execution day drew near, what comfort could he offer, and what promises of salvation could he make? Detailed, harrowing, and emotionally charged, Mission at Nuremberg is a compelling new history of the Nuremberg trials, and an incisive investigation into the nature of sin, the price of empathy, and the limits of forgiveness.

The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise

Clio Takes the Stand

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Author: Vladimir Petrović

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134996470

Category: History

Page: 258

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This book scrutinizes the emergence of historians participating as expert witnesses in historical forensic contribution in some of the most important national and international legal ventures of the last century. It aims to advance the debate from discussions on whether historians should testify or not toward nuanced understanding of the history of the practice and making the best out of its performance in the future.

Nazis After Hitler

How Perpetrators of the Holocaust Cheated Justice and Truth

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Author: Donald M. McKale

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442213167

Category: History

Page: 405

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Nazis after Hitler traces the histories of thirty "typical" perpetrators of the Holocaust—some well known, some obscure—who survived World War II. Donald M. McKale reveals the shocking reality that the perpetrators were only rarely, if ever, tried and punished for their crimes, and nearly all alleged their innocence in Germany's extermination of nearly six million European Jews during the war, providing fodder for postwar Holocaust deniers. Written in a compelling narrative style, Nazis after Hitler is the first to provide an overview of the lives of Nazis who survived the war, the vast majority of whom escaped justice. McKale provides a unique and accessible synthesis of the extensive research on the Holocaust and Nazi war criminals that will be invaluable for all readers interested in World War II.

Law and War

International Law & American History

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Author: Peter Maguire

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231146477

Category: Law

Page: 349

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"This is a revised edition of Law and war : an American story [published in 2000]."--T.p. verso.

Die Nürnberger Interviews

Gespräche mit Angeklagten und Zeugen

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Author: Leon Goldensohn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783538072176

Category: Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946

Page: 457

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Weder Gut noch Böse

warum sich Menschen wie verhalten

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Author: Gerhard Besier

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3643116101

Category: Human behavior

Page: 358

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Nach grausamen Taten Einzelner erstarrt unsere Gesellschaft regelmäßig in hilflosem Entsetzen. Man sucht nach Erklärungen für das anscheinend Unerklärliche, und alsbald nennen die Kommentatoren den Täter "böse". Aber nicht nur Einzelne, sondern auch größere Verbände, ja ganze Völker können gemeinschaftlich Verbrechen begehen und dabei noch davon überzeugt sein, für eine gute Sache zu kämpfen. In einer integrativen Darstellung verschiedener Forschungsansätze geht die Studie den Gründen für menschliches Verhalten und den unterschiedlichen Deutungen dieses Verhaltens nach. Das Buch sucht zu zeigen, wie sehr wir in sozial konstruierten Wirklichkeiten leben, uns an Bilder und Vorstellungen klammern, die in Krisensituationen leicht zerbröseln.

Walhalla, Golgotha, Auschwitz

über die Interdependenz von Deutschen und Juden

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Author: S. Giora Shoham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

Page: 342

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Hanns und Rudolf

Der deutsche Jude und die Jagd nach dem Kommandanten von Auschwitz Mit zahlreichen s/w-Abbildungen

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Author: Thomas Harding

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 342342432X

Category: History

Page: 416

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»Thomas Harding eröffnet einen neuen Blick auf das Gift des Nazismus und einen seiner tödlichsten Vollstrecker.« The Times Thomas Harding kannte seinen Großonkel Hanns Alexander als einen freundlichen Mann mit viel Familiensinn, der ein bürgerliches Leben als Bankangestellter in London geführt hatte, sich für die Synagoge engagierte und gerne Witze machte. Seine jüdische Familie stammte aus Berlin und war in den 1930er-Jahren in letzter Minute nach England ins Exil entkommen. Das wussten alle. Ansonsten wurde über den Krieg nicht gesprochen. Erst nach dem Tod von Hanns Alexander erfuhr Harding, dass er ein Nazi-Jäger gewesen war. Er hatte Rudolf Höss, den nach Kriegsende untergetauchten Kommandanten von Auschwitz, in seinem Versteck auf einem Bauernhof in Norddeutschland aufgespürt und so dafür gesorgt, dass ihm der Prozess gemacht wurde.

Hitler's First Victims

And One Man’s Race for Justice

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Author: Timothy W. Ryback

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473520177

Category: History

Page: 288

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At 9am on 13 April 1933 deputy prosecutor Josef Hartinger received a telephone call summoning him to the newly established concentration camp of Dachau, where four prisoners had been shot. The SS guards claimed the men had been trying to escape. But what Hartinger found convinced him that something was terribly wrong. Hitler had been appointed Chancellor only ten weeks previously but the Nazi party was rapidly infiltrating every level of state power. In the weeks that followed, Hartinger was repeatedly called back to Dachau, where with every new corpse the gruesome reality of the camp became clearer. Hitler’s First Victims is both the story of Hartinger’s race to expose the Nazi regime’s murderous nature before it was too late and the story of a man willing to sacrifice everything in his pursuit of justice, just as the doors to justice were closing.

The Nuremberg Trials: International Criminal Law Since 1945

60th Anniversary International Conference

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Author: Lawrence Raful

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110944847

Category: History

Page: 320

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60 years after the trials of the main German war criminals, the articles in this book attempt to assess the Nuremberg Trials from a historical and legal point of view, and to illustrate connections, contradictions and consequences. In view of constantly reoccurring reports of mass crimes from all over the world, we have only reached the halfway point in the quest for an effective system of international criminal justice. With the legacy of Nuremberg in mind, this volume is a contribution to the search for answers to questions of how the law can be applied effectively and those committing crimes against humanity be brought to justice for their actions.

Contemporary Views on the Holocaust

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Author: R.L. Braham

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780898381412

Category: History

Page: 237

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This book is the second in a series of studies published under the auspices of the Institute for Holocaust Studies of the Graduate School and U niver sity Center of The City University of New York. Like the first book, it is an outgrowth of the lectures and special studies sponsored by the institute during the 1981-82 and 1982-83 academic years. This volume is divided into five parts. Part I, Ethics and the Holocaust, contains a pioneering investigation of one of the most neglected areas in Holocaust studies. Francine Klagsbrun, a well-known writer and popular lecturer, provides an erudite overview of the value of life in Jewish thought and tradition. With full understanding of the talmudic scholars' position on Jewish ethics and using concrete examples of the life-and death dilemmas that confronted many Jews in their concentration camp experiences, Klagsbrun provides dramatic evidence of the triumph of moral and ethical principles over the forces of evil during the Holocaust, this darkest period in Jewish history. The next two chapters, grouped under the heading The Allies and the Holocaust, deal with the failure of the Western Allies to respond to the desperate needs of the persecuted Jews of Europe during the Second World War. The first is by Professor Bela Vago, an authority on the Holocaust and East Central European history at the University of Haifa.

Operation Chowhound

The Most Risky, Most Glorious US Bomber Mission of WWII

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Author: Stephen Dando-Collins

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466879157

Category: History

Page: 272

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The true story of a little-known, yet remarkable World War II operation, which had all the hallmarks of a suicide mission. Beginning with a crazy plan hatched by a suspect prince, and an even crazier reliance on the word of the Nazis, Operation Chowhound was devised. Between May 1 and May 8, 1945, 2,268 military units flown by the USAAF, dropped food to 3.5 million starving Dutch civilians in German-occupied Holland. It took raw courage to fly on Operation Chowhound, as American aircrews never knew when the German AAA might open fire on them or if Luftwaffe fighters might jump them. Flying at 400 feet, barely above the tree tops, with guns pointed directly at them, they would have no chance to bail out if their B-17s were hit—and yet, over eight days, 120,000 German troops kept their word, and never fired on the American bombers. As they flew, grateful Dutch civilians spelled out "Thanks Boys" in the tulip fields below. Many Americans who flew in Operation Chowhound would claim it was the best thing they did in the war. In this gripping narrative, author Stephen Dando-Collins takes the reader into the rooms where Operation Chowhound was born, into the aircraft flying the mission, and onto the ground in the Netherlands with the civilians who so desperately needed help. James Bond creator Ian Fleming, Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn, as well as Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and Churchill all play a part in this story, creating a compelling, narrative read.

The War Around Us

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Author: Wolfgang Peter May

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466926171

Category: History

Page: 460

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Wolfgang Peter May is no stranger to war. As a young child, he fled from his home in Breslau, Germanynow Wroclaw, Polandduring World War II and witnessed the destruction of Dresden. He immigrated to the United States and eventually joined the US Army. While in the army, he became an intelligence operations officer of the Fourth Armored Division in Germany, and he served in the Vietnam War. These life events profoundly impacted Mays view of war. In The War Around Us, he explores and debates the many past and present faces of war. Juxtaposing his personal experiences with world events, May delivers a thought-provoking view of warfare. May discusses World War I, the development of the atomic bomb, war criminals, and the ineffectiveness of political leaders. He even comes to grips with his own war guilt from the Vietnam War and shares his familys experience in Germany during World War II. Mays observations offer a sobering statement of how armed conflict can leave a legacy that will resonate for generations to come. Part memoir and part commentary, The War Around Us delivers a hard-hitting, first-person look at the true face of war.

Peace

A History of Movements and Ideas

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Author: David Cortright

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139471855

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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Veteran scholar and peace activist David Cortright offers a definitive history of the human striving for peace and an analysis of its religious and intellectual roots. This authoritative, balanced, and highly readable volume traces the rise of peace advocacy and internationalism from their origins in earlier centuries through the mass movements of recent decades: the pacifist campaigns of the 1930s, the Vietnam antiwar movement, and the waves of disarmament activism that peaked in the 1980s. Also explored are the underlying principles of peace - nonviolence, democracy, social justice, and human rights - all placed within a framework of 'realistic pacifism'. Peace brings the story up-to-date by examining opposition to the Iraq War and responses to the so-called 'war on terror'. This is history with a modern twist, set in the context of current debates about 'the responsibility to protect', nuclear proliferation, Darfur, and conflict transformation.

Remember Nuremberg

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Author: Arkadiĭ Iosifovich Poltorak,Evgeniĭ Borisovich Zaĭt︠s︡ev,Evgeniĭ Borisovich Zaĭt͡sev

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Germany (West)

Page: 295

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Eichmann in Jerusalem

A Report on the Banality of Evil

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Author: Hannah Arendt

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101007167

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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The controversial journalistic analysis of the mentality that fostered the Holocaust, from the author of The Origins of Totalitarianism Sparking a flurry of heated debate, Hannah Arendt’s authoritative and stunning report on the trial of German Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker in 1963. This revised edition includes material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt’s postscript directly addressing the controversy that arose over her account. A major journalistic triumph by an intellectual of singular influence, Eichmann in Jerusalem is as shocking as it is informative—an unflinching look at one of the most unsettling (and unsettled) issues of the twentieth century.