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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User Review  - Chris_El - LibraryThing

Ordinary people, when faced with enough social pressure, and a limited array of choices, will not shrink from becoming monsters. Essentially, that is the theme of the historical review of a German ... Read full review

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User Review  - rsplenda477 - LibraryThing

A haunting book that shows the utter evil that humankind will sink to when treating its own species. Wonderfully researched by Browning, this book will send chills down your spine when reading it. Yet another example of the horrors of the Holocaust. 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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