Collaboration in the Holocaust: Crimes of the Local Police in Belorussia and Ukraine, 1941-44

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Palgrave Macmillan, Mar 23, 2003 - History - 241 pages
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What was the role played by local police volunteers in the Holocaust? Using powerful eyewitness descriptions from the towns and villages of Belorussia and Ukraine, Martin Dean's new book reveals local policemen as hands-on collaborators of the Nazis. They brutally drove Jewish neighbors from their homes and guarded them closely on the way to their deaths. Some distinguished themselves as ruthless murders. Outnumbering German police manpower in these areas, the local police were the foot-soldiers of the Holocaust in the east.
 

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Dean, a research fellow at the U.S. Holocaust Museum, has mined numerous archival sources to reconstruct the number, activities, and postwar fate of Nazi collaborators in the Ukraine and Belarus ... Read full review

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Отрывок из рассказа солдата. Их отряд попал в окружение немцев в лесу недалеко от Белой Церкви. Политрук приказал разделиться и уходить по группам. Он и его товарищ переоделись в гражданскую одежду, должны были уходить домой.

Contents

Operation Barbarossa
17
Mass Killings in the Autumn of 1941
41
Local Police Organization 194144
60
The Ghetto Liquidations of 194243
78
Local Administration and Exploitation 194144
105
Partisan Warfare 194244
119
PostWar Fates of Collaborators and Survivors
148
Local Collaboration in the Holocaust
161
Bibliography
212
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Martin Dean is Research Fellow at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.