Franklin

Hitler and the final solution / Gerald Fleming ; with an introduction by Saul Friedländer.

Author/Creator:
Fleming, Gerald.
Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1984.
Format/Description:
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xxxvi, 219 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
Germany -- Ethnic relations.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945).
Ethnic relations.
Germany.
Summary:
Probing the culpability of Adolf Hitler regarding the Holocaust, this study asserts that the Fuhrer personally designed and ordered the extermination of the Jewish people--the Final Solution carried out by Himmler and the SS.
Contents:
The growth of an obsession
The art of dissembling
Hitler's influence on the conduct of war
Four key commissions
Himmler on responsibility
Hitler's cunning
The execution of the final solution in the occupied East
The mass shootings outside Riga, 30 November and 8 December 1941
The Wannsee Conference
The interrogation of Friedrich Jeckeln
Hitler's visitor on 28 November 1941
"On orders from the highest level"
The camp of the German Jews in Minsk
Reichskommissar of the Ukraine, Erich Koch
"It is the Fuhrer's wish"
"The Fuhrer has taken note: destroy"
An official report from Auschwitz-Birkenau
"Toward a swift solution"
"Kaltenbrunner contra Himmler"
"Duty at Auschwitz is frontline duty"
"They shall go under with us!"
The beginning of the end
The end of an obsession.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-199) and index.
Local notes:
Acc.# 8052
ISBN:
0520051033
9780520051034
OCLC:
10302168