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The Eastern Front, 1941-45 : German troops and the barbarisation of warfare

Author: Omer Bartov
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave, ©2001.
Series: St. Antony's series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Based largely upon unpublished sources, Omer Bartov's study looks closely at the German army on the Eastern Front during the Second World War. He describes the physical hardship, the discipline and morale, and analyzes the social educational and political background of the junior officers who formed the backbone of the German army. Only with these factors in mind can we begin to explain the criminal activities of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Omer Bartov
ISBN: 0333949447 9780333949443
OCLC Number: 45951618
Description: xxvi, 218 pages : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Life, Hardship and Death at the Front. The Military Events. Manpower and Casualties. Physical Hardship. Discipline and Morale --
2. The Officers: Backbone of the Army. The Sample. Data Analysis --
3. Indoctrination and the Need for a Cause. Forms and Intensity of Ideological Instruction. The Enemy as 'Untermenschen'. The Efficacy of Indoctrination --
4. Barbarism and Criminality. The Maltreatment of Russian POWs. Fighting Partisans and Murdering Civilians. Exploitation, Evacuation and Destruction. App. 1. Map: Russia: December 1941 to April 1942 --
App. 2. Map: March-Route and Area of Operations of the 18. Pz. Div., 1941-1943 --
App. 3. Map: Retreat to the Dniepr and March-Route of the GD Division to Rumania --
App. 4. Map: Area of Operations of the GD Division, February-March 1945.
Series Title: St. Antony's series.
Responsibility: Omer Bartov.
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Based largely upon unpublished sources, Omer Bartov's study looks closely at the background of the German army on the Eastern Front during the Second World War.  Read more...

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