Ordinary Men

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Harper Collins, Feb 5, 1993 - History - 304 pages
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The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews.
  

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This is an incredible insight and very well written. - Goodreads
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Review: Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

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This book was a really good combination of history, psychology and sociology. It delves into the complex topic of how "ordinary men," most of whom were middle age, lower to middle class family men ... Read full review

Review: Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

While Browning's book was apparently a serious academic volley in the world of Holocaust studies, it strikes me as very measured and commonsense. Here, in their own words, are a bunch of people who ... Read full review

Contents

ONE MORNING IN J6zEF6w
1
DEPORTATION
26
RESERVE POLICE BATTALION 101
38
ARRIVAL IN POLAND
49
REFLECTIONS ON A MASSACRE
71
THE DESCENT OF SECOND COMPANY
78
THE AUGUST DEPORTATIONS TO TREBLINKA
88
THE DEPORTATIONS RESUME
104
THE JEW HUNT
121
AFTERMATH
143
ORDINARY MEN 259
159
Reserve Police Battalion 101
225
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About the author (1993)

Christopher R. Browning is professor of history at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. He is a contributor to Yad Vashem's official twenty-four-volume history of the Holocaust and the author of two earlier books on the subject.

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