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"Little Truth and No Understanding"
on October 10, 2000
The best review I have seen of this book is the following by Professor James Dingley, whose review title I include here, and which originally appeared in 1984.
This book review appears on the Web by permission of both the author and the periodical in which it appeared:
Source citations are included in the article, as well as contact information for "The Journal of Byelorussian Studies" (which was published between 1965 and 1988; thus the older spelling of "Belarusian").
The last paragraph of the review is a telling summary of the book:
"No-one can seriously maintain that Byelorussians could not possibly be implicated in Nazi war crimes. On the other hand, accusations, particularly when levelled against a whole nation, must be supported by evidence. It is clear that Loftus has not yet learned how to collect that evidence, and has insufficient linguistic and historical knowledge to deal with source material."