The Kaiser's Holocaust: Germany's Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism

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Faber & Faber, 2011 - History - 394 pages
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On 12 May 1883, the German flag was raised on the coast of South-West Africa, modern Namibia - the beginnings of Germany's African Empire. As colonial forces moved in, their ruthless punitive raids became an open war of extermination. By 1905, the survivors were interned in concentration camps & systematically starved & worked to death.

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German concentration camps in Namibia: a pre-cursor to those of WW2, 10 July 2015 This review is from: The Kaiser's Holocaust: Germany's Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism (Paperback ... Read full review

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Nazism wasn't a 20th century aberration; its ideas and practices were tested in German SW Africa (Namibia) decades earlier. Genocide against the Hereros and Nama; the first death camps at Shark Island ... Read full review

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