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Published: 20 June 2019

398 Pages | 30 black and white figures


ISBN: 9780198797098

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The Wehrmacht from Within

Felix Römer
Alex J. Kay

  • Offers a new kind of history of the Wehrmacht and its soldiers
  • Shows the worldviews and thinking of ordinary German soldiers in the Second World War
  • The first book to explore the records from the US interrogation camp Fort Hunt, where thousands of Wehrmacht soldiers were interrogated and secretly listened in on
  • Allows particularly vivid insights into the mindsets and the language of members of Hitler's Wehrmacht
  • Covers a broad range of topics, including ideology, soldierly self-images, social interaction in the Wehrmacht, troop commanders, fighting, and war crimes