Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Lives of Hitler's Jewish Soldiers. Untold Tales of Men of Jewish Descent who Fought for the Third Reich.

Rigg, Bryan

Verlag: Kansas University Press, Kansas University Press, 2009
ISBN 10: 0700616381 / ISBN 13: 9780700616381
Gebraucht / Hardcover / Anzahl: 1
Verkäufer Plurabelle Books Ltd (Cambridge, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen
In den Warenkorb legen
Preis: EUR 18,51
Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 4,49
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

Für später vormerken

Über dieses Buch

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Lives of Hitler's Jewish Soldiers. Untold ...

Verlag: Kansas University Press, Kansas University Press

Erscheinungsdatum: 2009

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: 1st Edition


314p first edition hardback with excellent blue dustjacket, only the smallest traces of use otherwise as new. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 171065

Über diesen Titel:

Bewertung (bereitgestellt von GoodReads):
4,05 durchschnittlich
(20 Bewertungen)

Inhaltsangabe: They were foot soldiers and officers. They served in the regular army and the Waffen-SS. And, remarkably, they were also Jewish, at least as defined by Hitler's infamous race laws. Pursuing the thread he first unraveled in "Hitler's Jewish Soldiers", Bryan Rigg takes a closer look at the experiences of Wehrmacht soldiers who were classified as Jewish. In this long-awaited companion volume, he presents interviews with twenty-one of these men, whose stories are both fascinating and disturbing. As many as 150,000 Jews and partial-Jews (or Mischlinge) served, often with distinction, in the German military during World War II. The men interviewed for this volume portray a wide range of experiences - some came from military families, some had been raised Christian - revealing in vivid detail how they fought for a government that robbed them of their rights and sent their relatives to extermination camps. Yet most continued to serve, since resistance would have cost them their lives and they mistakenly hoped that by their service they could protect themselves and their families. The interviews recount the nature and extent of their dilemma, the divided loyalties under which many toiled during the Nazi years and afterward, and their sobering reflections on religion and the Holocaust, including what they knew about it at the time. Rigg relates each individual's experiences following the establishment of Hitler's race laws, shifting between vivid scenes of combat and the increasingly threatening situation on the home front for these men and their family members. Their stories reveal the constant tension in their lives: how some tried to hide their identities, and how a few were even 'Aryanized' as part of Hitler's effort to retain reliable soldiers - including Field Marshal Erhard Milch, three-star general Helmut Wilberg, and naval commander Bernhard Rogge. Chilling, compelling, almost beyond belief, these stories depict crises of conscience under the most stressful circumstances. "Lives of Hitler's Jewish Soldiers" deepens our understanding of the complex intersection of Nazi race laws and German military service both before and during World War II.

Rezension: "Rigg has done exhaustive research that will force scholars once again to confront the nuances and complexity of life in Nazi Germany. His oral histories not only provide a poignant glimpse at the human stories behind the impersonal facade of Nazi racial laws, but also show just how these individuals - far from passive victims - responded in an effort to shape and influence their own fate. Rigg's evidence reveals the variety of strategies they employed to navigate the ambiguities of the Nazi racial state." Stephen G. Fritz, author of Frontsoldaten: The German Soldier in World War II "Fascinating and powerful." W.E.B. Griffin, author of The Brotherhood of War"

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Anbieter- & Zahlungsinformationen


Dieser Anbieter akzeptiert die folgenden Zahlungsarten:

  • American Express
  • Bankwechsel
  • Banküberweisung
  • Carte Bleue
  • EuroCard/MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • PayPal
  • Visa
  • Vorauskasse

[Im Angebot des Anbieters suchen]

[Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen]

[Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen]

Anbieter: Plurabelle Books Ltd
Adresse: Cambridge, Vereinigtes Königreich

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit: 10. Juli 2002
Bewertung: 5 Sterne


Major Credit Cards accepted, also Paypal We can also take payment in Euros with our German Postbank account. For more information call, mail or visit our premises in Cambridge.


Orders usually ship on the day received. Standard shipping to International destinations is by Airmail. Please let us know if you'd like a quote for tracked shipping. If your order is for multiple heavy volumes and our default shipping rate is based on one volume only, we may contact you regarding additional postage.
We are pleased to answer any questions you may have and are happy to send images on request.

Anbieterinformationen: We have been selling academic and scholarly books in Cambridge since 1996. Today we occupy an old warehouse on Coldhams Road, adjacent to the railway tracks leading to Ely, not too far from the airport. The site is called Restwell House. We are an internet bookshop, but visitors are very welcome. Some drop off a few boxes of unwanted books, some pick up a book to save on the postage, some just drop by to get to know us, or want to take advantage of the many bargains on our wooden shelves bookshop, which is distinct from the internet stock offered on the web. Our mission has always been to find new homes for the books we are looking after. If we cannot sell them online, we offer them at very low prices to our visitors. We try to give you a serious and dedicated service which is focussed on the individuality of each single book: its condition, its origin, sometimes even its smell. You come to us for real books, not just instances of ISBNs.