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Expulsion of Germans after World War II: Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
By the end of World War II, most of the German population fled or was expelled from areas outside the territory of post-war Germany and post-war Austria,
The Expulsion of the Germans
Zayas, Alfred de
If the conscience of men ever again becomes sensitive, these expulsions will be remembered to the undying shame of all who committed or connived them... The Germans were expelled, not just with an abs...
Falsifying History and Ourselves: Anti-Democratic Propaganda in the Classroom
Spritzler, John
Contrary to the views promoted by FHAO, the true facts about Germany during the Holocaust show that 1) working class Germans fought the Nazis; 2) anti-Semitism did not come from ordinary people; and 3...
Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe
Naimark, Norman M.
A history of genocide, ethnic cleansing and forced deportation of ethnic groups in the 20th century.
Gedenkstatte Deutscher Widerstand: Exhbition Resistance to National Socialsim
Steinbach, Peter
A thorough and chronological account of the many forms of resistance to Nazism in Germany.
German resistance: Connexipedia Article
The opposition by individuals and groups in Nazi Germany to the regime of Adolf Hitler between 1933 and 1945.
The History of the German Resistance 1933-1945: Widerstand, Staatsstreich, Attentat
Hoffman, Peter
A thorough portrayal of the plans, hesitations, frustrations, and failures of the opposition to Hitler.
Hitler's Propaganda Machine
Rutherford, Ward
The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures
A chronological account of the genocide of European Jews at the hands of the Nazis.
IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance Between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation
Black, Edwin
Nazi Germany employed IBM Hollerith punch-card machines to perform critical tasks in carrying out the Holocaust and the German war effort, cranking out lists of Jews which were then turned over to th...
The Life of Death: An Exchange
Shahak, Israel
The really great form of courage and honesty that could be witnessed under the conditions of the Holocaust was when a Pole opposed the opinion or the silence of other Poles, when a Jew opposed other J...
A Marxist History of the World part 88: The Second World War
Faulkner, Neil
With the great powers fighting to defend their empires, the Second World War would re-divide the world between competing blocs of capitalists.
A Marxist History of the World part 89: 1941-1945: barbarism in a world gone mad
Faulkner, Neil
The Second World War was characterised by primeval savagery. Nazi Germany, Stalinist Russia and Militarist Japan waged war with unprecedented brutality, but the ‘democracies’ also committed terrible w...
Obsessions of Berlin
Mattick, Paul
The Russians are Berlin's second great obsession. The rape of the city is burned deep into the minds of its inhabitants because it is associated with their greatest disappointment. Long before the fal...
Resistance in Europe: 1939 - 45
Hawes, Stephen; White, Ralph; (eds)
Essays on the resistance against Hitler during World War II.
Responsibility and Judgment
Arendt, Hannah
Scholl, Hans: Connexipedia Article
A member of the White Rose resistance movement in Nazi Germany. (1918-1943).
Scholl, Sophie: Connexipedia Article
A member of the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. (1921-1943).
Social Democracy and the Paradox of the Vanguard: Rudolf Hilferding's Odyssey
Smaldone, William
THE NAZI SEIZURE of power in the winter of 1933 marked the total failure of the reformist project of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) and brought about the party's virtual destruction. From ex...
The Socialist Register 1964: Volume 1: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (ed.s)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Die Standhaften: Über den Widerstand in Kassel und Hessen-Waldeck 1933-1945
Belz, Willi
Lokalhistorische Studie zum Widerstand gegen den Nationalsozialismus.
A Terrible Revenge: The Ethnic Cleansing of the East European Germans, 1944-1950
Zayas, Alfred-Maurice de
About the expulsion of Germans after World War II.
White Rose: Connexipedia Article
A non-violent/intellectual resistance group in Nazi Germany, consisting of students from the University of Munich and their philosophy professor.
A Woman in Berlin
The anonymous author describes the degradation of Berlin women at the hands of Russian troops at the end of the Second World War.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum stimulates leaders and citizens to confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity and strengthen democracy. A public-private partnership, fe...

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Is this Europe's best secret museum?
Frizzell, Nell
In a small German town, a museum dedicated to life in the GDR – with everything from crank-handled calculators to Communist doilies – exists, virtually undiscovered, in one man's attic.
Operation Valkyrie
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Operation Valkyrie was an emergency continuity of government operations plan developed in Nazi Germany for the Territorial Reserve Army of Germany to execute and implement in case of a general breakdo...