Hitler and the Final Solution

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University of California Press, 1987 - History - 219 pages
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Fleming is the only scholar given access to the interrogations of the German civilian crematoria engineers lying inaccessible, until a few months ago, in Moscow. This historically important information finally places the last stone in the mosaic of Auschwitz-Berkenau.
 

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Contents

The Growth of an Obsession
1
Reichskommissarof
14
The Art of Dissembling
17
Hitlers Influence on the Conduct of War
32
Four Key Commissions
43
Himmler on Responsibility
50
Hitlers Cunning
61
The Execution of the Final Solution in the Occupied East
66
The Interrogation of Friedrich Jeckeln
95
Hitlers Visitor on 28 November 1941
101
On Orders from the Highest Level
106
The Camp of the German Jews in Minsk
116
the Ukraine Erich Koch
120
The Fuhrer
135
Toward a Swift Solution
157
Duty at Auschwitz Is Frontline Duty
172

The Mass Shootings Outside Riga 30 November and 8 December 1941
78
The Wannsee Conference
91
The End of an Obsession
186
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About the author (1987)

Gerald Fleming's poetry and prose poems have appeared widely over the past thirty years. He has won numerous awards and fellowships, and between 1995 and 2000 he edited and published the literary magazine Barnabe Mountain Review, whose archives can be found at U.C. Berkeley's Bancroft Library. His most recent books of poetry are THE CHOREOGRAPHER (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2013), NIGHT OF PURE BREATHING (Hanging Loose Press, 2011), and SWIMMER CLIMBING ONTO SHORE (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2005). He has taught in the San Francisco public schools for thirty-seven years, and has published three books for teachers, the most recent of which is Rain, Steam, and Speed (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2004). He lives in Lagunitas, California.

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