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Published: 01 August 2017

208 Pages | 31

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190661137

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The World of the Holocaust Killers

Guenter Lewy

  • The first English-language study to make systematic use of the 49-volume collection of 929 German trial records of Nazi killers published by the University of Amsterdam
  • Clarifies the trial procedures against the Nazis, explaining why the punishment imposed on perpetrators was often lenient
  • Reflects on the universal question of why men commit extraordinary evil and on the individual dimension of mass crimes, posing an alarming parallel between the Holocaust killers and ISIS activists