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The Nuremberg Trial | Literaturesalon's Blog

How do you punish the perpetrators of the biggest genocide in human history? Do they deserve a fair trial, which their millions of victims never got? 141 more words

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IG Farben: Manufacturing Death | Literaturesalon's Blog

IG Farben didn’t start out as a Nazi death factory, which is what it’s known for to this day. In fact, up to the mid 1930s its chief executives were not particularly anti-Semitic. 183 more words

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The Nuremberg Trial

How do you punish the perpetrators of the biggest genocide in human history? Do they deserve a fair trial, which their millions of victims never got? 952 more words

Claudia Moscovici

The true banality of evil: Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning | Literaturesalon's Blog

Hannah Arendt referred to Adolf Eichmann as the paradigm of the banality of evil: an ordinary man led by extraordinary circumstances to exceptional evil. However, given that Eichmann spearheaded some of the key initiatives of the murder of 6 million Jews during the Holocaust, I have argued that he was quite extraordinary: extraordinarily sociopathic and evil. 70 more words

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The true banality of evil: Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning

Hannah Arendt referred to Adolf Eichmann as the paradigm of the banality of evil: an ordinary man led by extraordinary circumstances to exceptional evil. However, given that Eichmann spearheaded some of the key initiatives of the murder of 6 million Jews during the Holocaust, I have argued that he was quite extraordinary: extraordinarily sociopathic and evil. 515 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Review of Sarah’s Key | Literaturesalon's Blog

Between 1940 and 1944, approximately 75,000 Jews were deported from France. Most of them perished in the German concentration camps. Despite these grim statistics, and despite the fact that France was partially occupied by Germany from 1940 to 1944, France was one of the European countries with the highest Jewish survival rate: roughly 75 percent. 89 more words

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