Willing Executioners?”€”The Holocaust, Germans, and Collective Guilt

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Willing Executioners?”€”The Holocaust, Germans, and Collective Guilt

In the discussion of the Holocaust, the issue that has been consciously avoided by generations of historians and political scientist has been the degree to which the German people had knowledge of the Holocaust during 1939-45. Hitler’s and Himmler’s guilt is obvious and well documents, but what level of guilt do we attribute to the average German, what guilt do we continue to impose on the children and grand children of those unfortunate Germans who, in a very real sense, were the first victims of Hitler’s terror?


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