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Racial Deportations

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

At the start of the Occupation, Theodor Dannecker and junior SS officials built an apparatus to facilitate the deportation of Jews while superiors like Helmut Knochen accrued power. Once vested with ... More


The Nazi Wars of Jewish—and Roma—Extermination

Levene Mark

in The Crisis of Genocide: Annihilation II: The European Rimlands 1939-1953

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683048
eISBN:
9780191763137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683048.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the sequence of Jewish and Roma mass killing from Operation Barbarossa in 1941 through to the collapse of the Hitler state in 1945. It follows the pattern of killing both in the ... More


Other Europeans and the Destruction of the Jews

Levene Mark

in The Crisis of Genocide: Annihilation II: The European Rimlands 1939-1953

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683048
eISBN:
9780191763137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683048.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter emphasises the pan-European nature of Jewish destruction, arguing that other states and societies under the Nazi aegis saw and took advantage of the 'Final Solution' in their own ... More


Defamation, Discrimination, and Despoliation

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

At the start of the Occupation, both French and German agencies accepted the fundamental legitimacy of the so‐called Jewish Question (Judenfrage) and adopted anti‐Semitic policies of defamation, ... More


Model Nazi: Arthur Greiser and the Occupation of Western Poland

Catherine Epstein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546411
eISBN:
9780191701429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546411.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is the biography of Arthur Greiser, the man who initiated the Final Solution in Nazi-occupied Poland. Beginning with his early years prior to the First World War, it charts his rise to Nazi ... More


Resistance and Reprisals

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

On the morning of 21 August 1941, French Communist Party activists launched a wave of symbolic assassinations by shooting Alfons Moser, a young German naval cadet. Although preoccupied by events on ... More


The Second Crisis of the Rimlands

Levene Mark

in The Crisis of Genocide: Annihilation II: The European Rimlands 1939-1953

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683048
eISBN:
9780191763137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683048.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Nazi-Soviet Pact of August 1939 lit the touchpaper for a catastrophic wave of genocides in the ensuing world war. At the core of this chapter is the fate of Poland and its peoples under both ... More


We Wept Without Tears: Testimonies of the Jewish Sonderkommando from Auschwitz

Gideon Greif

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106510
eISBN:
9780300131987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106510.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Sonderkommando of Auschwitz-Birkenau consisted primarily of Jewish prisoners forced by the Germans to facilitate the mass extermination. Though never involved in the killing itself, they were ... More


Conclusion

Marion A. Kaplan

in Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130928
eISBN:
9780199854486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130928.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The author concludes with a discussion on the social death of the Jews and the German indifference to their suffering. These two combined to form the prerequisites for Hitler's “Final Solution”. The ... More


The Argument about Force: The Loaded Questions of a Genocidal Age

Holly Case

in The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the argument about force, which views universal war and genocide, the Final Solution, as representative of the fullest realization of the age of questions. It begins with a ... More


The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Holly Case

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the early nineteenth century, a new age began: the age of questions. In the Eastern and Belgian questions, as much as in the slavery, worker, social, woman, and Jewish questions, contemporaries ... More


In Victory and Defeat

in The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755849
eISBN:
9780804772495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755849.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

From the time it was invaded by the Axis up to the Occupation, Greece fought for almost seven months during World War II. After defeating Italy in the first stages (November 1940 through February ... More


Vernichtungsorganisierung

in The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755849
eISBN:
9780804772495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755849.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Final Solution, or Endlösung, of the Jewish Question was an attempt by the Nazis to expel the Jews from the Reich. The general situation during World War II may well have affected Germany's ... More


Chełmno and the Holocaust: The History of Hitler's First Death Camp

Patrick Montague

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835272
eISBN:
9781469601854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869413_montague
Subject:
History, World Modern History

As the first extermination camp established by the Nazi regime and the prototype of the single-purpose death camps of Treblinka, Sobibor, and Belzec, the Chełmno death camp stands as a crucial but ... More


The Holocaust and Its Aftermath in the Yishuv and the State of Israel

Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz

in The Social Scientific Study of Jewry: Sources, Approaches, Debates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199363490
eISBN:
9780190254650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the books “Dwell in safety: Holocaust survivors in the rural cooperative settlement,” by Shlomo Bar-Gil and Ada Schein and “Israeli Society, the Holocaust and Its Survivors,” by ... More


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