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The Resource Army of evil : a history of the SS, Adrian Weale

Army of evil : a history of the SS, Adrian Weale

Label
Army of evil : a history of the SS
Title
Army of evil
Title remainder
a history of the SS
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Weale
Title variation
History of the SS
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes how the Nazi enforcers of the Third Reich began as a small group of politically-motivated thugs and grew to take control of all the police and security positions in Germany, ultimately becoming the Waffen-SS with more than 800,000 members
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10133393
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weale, Adrian
Dewey number
940.54/1343
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DD253.6
LC item number
.W43 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waffen-SS
  • Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • National Socialism
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of the SS
Label
Army of evil : a history of the SS, Adrian Weale
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The defeat of Wilhelmine Germany and the origins of the National Socialist Party -- The rebirth of national socialism and the creation of the SS -- Heinrich Himmler -- A new broom -- Taking control -- Consolidation -- Dachau and the establishment of the concentration camps -- The central organisation of the SS -- The Race and Settlement Office -- The SD - the intelligence and security wing of the SS -- The path to genocide -- Euthanasia and the beginning of mass murder -- Origins of the Waffen-SS -- Militarising the "political soldiers" -- Expansion of the militarised SS -- The invasion of poland and the special task groups -- The SS and the Polish Jews -- Gottlob Berger and the creation of the Waffen-SS -- Making up the numbers: foreign volunteers and criminals in the Waffen-SS -- The Waffen-SS heads east -- Operation Barbarossa and the first and second sweeps -- The Wannsee conference -- The extermination camps -- Auschwitz -- The final act -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Table of comparative military ranks
Control code
2012014170
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 459 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780451237910
Lccn
2012014170
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Army of evil : a history of the SS, Adrian Weale
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The defeat of Wilhelmine Germany and the origins of the National Socialist Party -- The rebirth of national socialism and the creation of the SS -- Heinrich Himmler -- A new broom -- Taking control -- Consolidation -- Dachau and the establishment of the concentration camps -- The central organisation of the SS -- The Race and Settlement Office -- The SD - the intelligence and security wing of the SS -- The path to genocide -- Euthanasia and the beginning of mass murder -- Origins of the Waffen-SS -- Militarising the "political soldiers" -- Expansion of the militarised SS -- The invasion of poland and the special task groups -- The SS and the Polish Jews -- Gottlob Berger and the creation of the Waffen-SS -- Making up the numbers: foreign volunteers and criminals in the Waffen-SS -- The Waffen-SS heads east -- Operation Barbarossa and the first and second sweeps -- The Wannsee conference -- The extermination camps -- Auschwitz -- The final act -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Table of comparative military ranks
Control code
2012014170
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 459 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780451237910
Lccn
2012014170
Other physical details
ill.

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