Experiment in occupation : witness to the turnabout, anti-Nazi war to Cold War 1944-1946 (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Experiment in occupation : witness to the turnabout, anti-Nazi war to Cold War 1944-1946

Author: Arthur David Kahn
Publisher: University Park, Penn. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a participant in many of the events he writes about in Experiment in Occupation, Arthur Kahn traces the developments leading to this near breakdown and offers a richly detailed account of the process by which the fight against Nazism came to be transformed into the Cold War. He reveals how those in the Military Government of Germany who were dedicated to carrying out the war aims promulgated by Roosevelt and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie 1944-1946
Erlebnisbericht
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Arthur David Kahn; Arthur David Kahn; Arthur David Kahn; Arthur David Kahn
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur David Kahn
ISBN: 0271023147 9780271023144 9780271058528 0271058528
OCLC Number: 53186581
Description: xvii, 227 pages ; 16 cm
Contents: Why we fight! --
Soviet partisans and Soviet suspicions, Summer 1944 --
"We do not call upon the Germans to revolt", Fall 1944 --
The capture-liberation of Metz --
The Battle of the Bulge, Winter 1944-1945 --
Mainz: investigating a pre-VE Day military government, Spring 1945 --
Interrogating victims of Nazism and Nazis --
Wuerzburg: another military government experience --
"What we Russians like to consider as a typical American!" --
Policy clash in military government --
"Crack Patton's military government wide open!", Summer 1945 --
"If only you Americans weren't here ...!" --
Patton's last stand --
Elections, the American cure-all, Fall 1945 --
Rehearsal for McCarthyism --
Triumph of the Cold Warriors --
A military government in crisis, Winter 1945-1946 --
Elections: the American panacea II --
Democracy, American zone style! --
Summing up and the collective guilt issue, Spring 1946 --
Demoralized GIs --
Epilogue: 1946-1947.
Responsibility: Arthur D. Kahn.
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