Devastating. -- Neal Ascherson, author of Black Sea
German soldiers, it turns out, were engaged in a war against civilians and prisoners of war. -- Martin Jay, author of About the American Exhibition
Shocking.... The honorable German soldier coerced and corrupted by the Nazis has become one of the century's most powerful icons, an Everyman for an age mired in moral ambivalence.... The German Army and the Holocaust completely shatters that image. -- The Guardian
About the Author
The Hamburg Institute for Social Research is an independent private foundation devoted to scholarship in contemporary history and the social sciences. Through research projects, conferences, lectures, and other academic and public events conducted by the Institute, staff members promote intellectual exchange across geographical and disciplinary borders and beyond academia. The German Army and Genocide: Crimes Against War Prisoners, Jews, and Other Civilians, 19391944 (The New Press) is based on a three-year exhibit at the Institute of newly discovered documents and photographs culled from archives across Europe.