Hitler's African Victims: The German Army Massacres of Black French Soldiers in 1940

Hitler's African Victims: The German Army Massacres of Black French Soldiers in 1940

by Raffael Scheck
     
 

This book, first published in 2006, documents the German army massacres of thousands of black POWs belonging to units drafted in France's colonies.See more details below

Overview

This book, first published in 2006, documents the German army massacres of thousands of black POWs belonging to units drafted in France's colonies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521857994
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

Raffael Scheck is Associate Professor for Modern European History at Colby College, where he has been teaching since 1994. He received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University in 1993. He is the author of two other books, Alfred von Tirpitz and German Right-Wing Politics, 1914–1930 (1998) and Mothers of the Nation: Right-Wing Women in Weimar Germany (2004). Professor Scheck has published over a dozen articles on German right-wing politics, Swiss funding for Hitler, and the history of childhood.

Table of Contents

1. The fate of black French soldiers in 1940; 2. The origin and evolution of the prejudice; 3. Ideological and situational factors; 4. Implications.

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