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The SS grew out of Adolf Hitlers and Heinrich Himmlers obsession to prevent the treachery they believed to have caused the German defeat in the First World War. It was to be an elite corps of politically aware soldiers whose primary aim was to prevent the undermining of the Nazi Party by rendering its potential enemies “harmless.” This disturbing story reveals not only the inner workings of the SS, but also its paramount role in the mass murder of Europes Jews, homosexuals, and gypsies; its organization of the death squads throughout occupied Europe; and the military campaigns undertaken by the Waffen SS.

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The Nazi Schutzstaffel (SS) developed out of the Stosstrupp Hitler into one of the most feared secret police forces of the 20th century. Koehl (a former professor of history at the U. of Wisconsin in Madison) traces the organizational development of the SS under the direction of Heinrich Himmler and Adolf Hitler and documents their activities in suppressing political opposition and operating the machinery of the Holocaust. Distributed in the US by Trafalgar Square Publishing.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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The complete history of the rise and fall of the most feared military and security force of the twentieth century. PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED IN OCTOBER 2002 BUYERS' GUIDE AT 14.99 - NOW 9.99 TRADE B FORMAT.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780752425597
Author:
KOEHL, ROBERT LEWIS
Publisher:
Tempus Publishing, Limited
Location:
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Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Waffen-SS
Subject:
Germany Politics and government 1933-1945.
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Revealing History
Publication Date:
March 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
248 x 172 in.

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"Synopsis" by , The complete history of the rise and fall of the most feared military and security force of the twentieth century. PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED IN OCTOBER 2002 BUYERS' GUIDE AT 14.99 - NOW 9.99 TRADE B FORMAT.
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