Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields

Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields

Wendy Lower


“Compelling . . . reduce brings to the vanguard an unexplored point of the Holocaust.” —Washington Post

In a stunning account that powerfully revises heritage, Wendy reduce uncovers the position of German girls at the Nazi jap front—not basically as plunderers and direct witnesses, yet as genuine killers. decrease, drawing on two decades of archival study and fieldwork, offers startling facts that those ladies have been greater than “desk murderers” or comforters of murderous German males: they went on “shopping sprees” and romantic outings to the Jewish ghettos; they have been current at killing-field picnics, not just delivering refreshment but additionally capturing Jews. And reduce uncovers the tales of SS other halves with childrens in their personal whose brutality is as chilling as any in history.

Hitler’s Furies demanding situations our private ideals: ladies may be as brutal as males, and the facts may be hidden for seventy years.

“Disquieting . . . past books concerning the Holocaust have provided up poster ladies of brutality and atrocity . . . [Lower’s] perception is to trace extra mundane lives, and to argue for a significantly wider complicity.” —New York occasions

“An unsettling yet major contribution to our knowing of the way nationalism, and in particular conceptions of loyalty, are normalized, bolstered, and regulated.” —Los Angeles evaluate of Books

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