The Resource Hitler's soldiers : the German army in the Third Reich, Ben H. Shepherd, (electronic resource)

Hitler's soldiers : the German army in the Third Reich, Ben H. Shepherd, (electronic resource)

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Hitler's soldiers : the German army in the Third Reich
Title
Hitler's soldiers
Title remainder
the German army in the Third Reich
Statement of responsibility
Ben H. Shepherd
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Language
eng
Summary
For decades after 1945, it was generally believed that the German army, professional and morally decent, had largely stood apart from the SS, Gestapo, and other corps of the Nazi machine. Ben Shepherd draws on a wealth of primary sources and recent scholarship to convey a much darker, more complex picture. For the first time, the German army is examined throughout the Second World War, across all combat theaters and occupied regions, and from multiple perspectives: its battle performance, social composition, relationship with the Nazi state, and involvement in war crimes and military occupation. This was a true people's army, drawn from across German society and reflecting that society as it existed under the Nazis. Without the army and its conquests abroad, Shepherd explains, the Nazi regime could not have perpetrated its crimes against Jews, prisoners of war, and civilians in occupied countries. The author examines how the army was complicit in these crimes and why some soldiers, units, and higher commands were more complicit than others. Shepherd also reveals the reasons for the army's early battlefield successes and its mounting defeats up to 1945, the latter due not only to Allied superiority and Hitler's mismanagement as commander-in-chief, but also to the failings of the army's own leadership
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Shepherd, Ben
Dewey number
940.54/1343
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other
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Read by Michael Page
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  • Page, Michael
  • hoopla digital
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  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Command of troops
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • War crimes
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adult
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Label
Hitler's soldiers : the German army in the Third Reich, Ben H. Shepherd, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12051660
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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MWT12051660
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (26hr., 41 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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rdamedia
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c
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digital.
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MWT12051660
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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12051660
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Label
Hitler's soldiers : the German army in the Third Reich, Ben H. Shepherd, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12051660
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12051660
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (26hr., 41 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12051660
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12051660
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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