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German atrocities, 1914 : a history of denial

Author: John Horne; Alan Kramer
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Is it true that the German army, invading Belgium and France in August 1914, perpetrated brutal atrocities? Based on research in the archives of several countries, this study explains how the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Horne; Alan Kramer
ISBN: 0300089759 9780300089752 0300107919 9780300107913
OCLC Number: 47181922
Description: xv, 608 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: German invasion --
German army and the myth of the francs-tireurs, 1914 --
Memories, mentalities, and the German response to the "franc-tireur war" --
Allied opinion and "German atrocities", August-October 1914 --
The battle of official reports and the tribunal of world opinion --
Communities of truth and the "atrocities" question --
Wartime culture and enemy atrocities --
The moral reckoning: Versailles and the war crimes trials --
German atrocities and the politics of memory --
Conclusion and perspectives.
Responsibility: John Horne and Alan Kramer.
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