Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing, and Dying
In 2001, spurred by a nagging curiosity over a transcript of a secretly recorded conversation he had come across in his research on the German U-boat wars, historian Sönke Neitzel paid a visit to the British national archives. He had heard of the existence of recorded interrogations of German POWs, but never about covert recordings taken within the confines of the holding cells, bedrooms, and camps that housed the prisoners. What Neitzel discovered, to his amazement, were reams of untouched, recently declassified transcripts totaling nearly eight hundred pages. Later, Neitzel would find another trove of protocols twice as extensive at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Patbilly - LibraryThing
I had to abandon this book after reading about 20% of it, I read some of the German prisoners' remarks about killing sorties and decided I didn't want to read more of their philosphical views about ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Kunikov - LibraryThing
I was expecting something wholly different from the description offered of this text. It seems there were a few main points the authors decided to concentrate on and then used various bits of the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen