Hitler's furies : German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields. / Wendy Lower.
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- ISBN: 9780547807416 (electronic bk)
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- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
"Compelling . . . Lower brings to the forefront an unexplored aspect of the Holocaust." -Washington Post In a surprising account that powerfully revises history, Wendy Lower uncovers the role of German women on the Nazi eastern front-not only as plunderers and direct witnesses, but as actual killers. Lower, drawing on twenty years of archival research and fieldwork, presents startling evidence that these women were more than "desk murderers" or comforters of murderous German men: they went on "shopping sprees" and romantic outings to the Jewish ghettos; they were present at killing-field picnics, not only providing refreshment but also shooting Jews. And Lower uncovers the stories of SS wives with children of their own whose brutality is as chilling as any in history. Hitler's Furies challenges our deepest beliefs: women can be as brutal as men, and the evidence can be hidden for seventy years. "Disquieting . . . Earlier books about the...
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