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

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

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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
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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
Dewey number
940.54/1343
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DD253.6
LC item number
.W43 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Army of evil : a history of the SS, Adrian Weale
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Army of evil : a history of the SS, Adrian Weale
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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
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
459 p.
Isbn
9780451237910
Lccn
2012014170
Other physical details
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