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Nations have the right to kill : Hitler, the Holocaust, and war

Author: Richard A Koenigsberg; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Elmhurst, NY : Library of Social Science, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Koenigsberg; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 9780915042241 091504224X 0915042231 9780915042234
OCLC Number: 262209096
Description: xvi, 117 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: The Holocaust --
The logic of the Holocaust --
Jewish disease within the German body politic --
Devotion to Germany --
Jewish individualism as negation of the German community --
Who shall live and who shall die? --
Jews too shall die --
The sacrificial meaning of the Holocaust --
Worshipping Germany --
Jewish destructiveness --
War as a sacrificial ritual --
The duty to lay down one's life --
Soldiers as sacrificial victims --
The right to destroy millions of men --
Die for Germany--or be killed --
Part II: War --
As the soldier dies, so the nation comes alive --
Obfuscation in the depiction of warfare --
The magnitude of destruction and futility of the First World War --
What was going on? --
Reification of the nation-state --
Willingness to die as declaration of devotion --
As the soldier dies, so the nation comes alive --
Virility and slaughter --
The First World War as perpetual slaughter --
Doctrine of the "offensive at all costs" --
The Battle of the Somme --
Virility, the Battle of Verdun --
The sacred ideal --
Virility and slaughter --
Aztec warfare, western warfare --
Aztec warfare --
The First World War --
Why the perpetual slaughter? --
The body and blood of the soldier gives rise to the reality of the nation --
War as potlatch --
Warfare as truth --
The nation-state kills its own soldiers --
Part III: The logic of war and genocide --
Dying for the country --
Why did hitler wage war? --
Identity of self and nation --
Aryan willingness for self-sacrifice --
Hitler's experience of the First World War --
Willingness to die for one's country --
Why do the best human beings die in war while the worst survive? --
Jewish "shirkers" --
As German soldiers die, so must Jews --
Sacrificial death stripped of honor --
The logic of mass murder --
The First World War --
Hitler and the First World War --
The euthanasia program --
Obedience (unto death) --
Hitler goes to war --
The explanation.
Responsibility: Richard A. Koenigsberg.

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