"The Good Old Days": The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders

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Ernst Klee, Willi Dressen, Volker Riess
Konecky Konecky, 1991 - History - 314 pages
18 Reviews
One of the most painfully riveting books of our time. A first hand account of the greatest mass murder in history as told by the active and passive participants in genocide. What is different about this book is that it contains carefully compiled letters, journal entries and voluminous correspondence that prove beyond doubt that more members of the German population than ever before admitted to, knew about the Holocaust while it was happening.
  

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Review: The Good Old Days: The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

One of the most fascinating books on the holocaust I have ever read. Read full review

Review: The Good Old Days: The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders

User Review  - Dachokie - Goodreads

Casual Killing Ernst Klee's THE GOOD OLD DAYS differs from most books on the Holocaust in that rather than writing a historical perspective, he provides damning evidence of the extent of German ... Read full review

Contents

Bloomz Wednesday in Olkus 3Ilkenau
8
Each time a victim was beaten to death they started to clap
23
Pushed to their psychological limits
59
A new and better method of killing had to be found
68
Quite happy to take part in shootings
75
Once again I ve got to play general to the _ews
87
Execution as popular entertainment
107
Scores of soldiers some in bathing trunks watching
117
In the interest of maintaining military discipline
137
Glossary and abbreviations
275
Einsatzgruppen mobile execution units in Eastern Europe
282
Biographical details
289
Chronology
304
Index of selected persons and places
311
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