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Hitler and the Final Solution

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Hitler and the Final Solution
Call No: 943.086 F59h

Call Number943.086 F59h
Dates1987; ©1984
Statement of ResponsibilityGerald Fleming ; with an introduction by Saul Friedländer.
Creators & ContributorsFleming, Gerald (author)
Friedländer, Saul (contributor)
Hitler, Adolf (subject)
Summary"Fleming is the only scholar given access to the interrogations of the German civilian crematoria engineers lying inaccessible, until a few months ago, in Moscow. This historically important information finally places the last stone in the mosaic of Auschwitz-Birkenau." —Publisher
ContentsIntroduction
Author's Preface
  1. The Growth of an Obsession
  2. The Art of Dissembling
  3. Hitler's Influence on the Conduct of War
  4. Four Key Commissions
  5. Himmler on Responsibility
  6. Hitler's Cunning
  7. The Execution of the Final Solution in the Occupied East
  8. The Mass Shootings Outside Riga, 30 November and 8 December 1941
  9. The Wannsee Conference
  10. The Interrogation of Friedrich Jeckeln
  11. Hitler's Visitor on 28 November 1941
  12. "On Orders from the Highest Level"
  13. The Camp of the German Jews in Minsk
  14. Reichskommissar of the Ukraine, Erich Koch
  15. "It Is the Führer's Wish"
  16. The Führer Has Taken Note: Destroy"
  17. An Official Report from Auschwitz-Birkenau
  18. "Toward a Swift Solution"
  19. "Kaltenbrunner Contra Himmler"
  20. "Duty at Auschwitz Is Frontline Duty"
  21. "They Shall Go Under with Us!"
  22. The Beginning of the End
  23. The End of an Obsession
Epilogue
Appendix: Jewish Casualties Due to the Final Solution
Physical Description xxxvi, 219 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherBerkeley : University of California Press
Notes
  • Translation of: Hitler und die Endlösung
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 195–199) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2016 by David Albaum