Ordinary Men

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HarperCollins, 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 was a very difficult read for me. Not because of grammer or language but because it put me in a position that creates a gray area. I live in a black and white world. Everything is either right or ... Read full review

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

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Interesting read about a reserve police battalion in German-occupied Poland. Very graphic, brutal account of genocide perpetuated by police during ww2. Makes you think. 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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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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