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The Resource Hitler's collaborators : choosing between bad and worse in Nazi-occupied Western Europe, Philip Morgan

Hitler's collaborators : choosing between bad and worse in Nazi-occupied Western Europe, Philip Morgan

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Hitler's collaborators : choosing between bad and worse in Nazi-occupied Western Europe
Title
Hitler's collaborators
Title remainder
choosing between bad and worse in Nazi-occupied Western Europe
Statement of responsibility
Philip Morgan
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hitler's Collaborators focuses the spotlight on one of the most controversial and uncomfortable aspects of the Nazi wartime occupation of Europe: the citizens of those countries who helped Hitler. Although a widespread phenomenon, this was long ignored in the years after the war, when peoples and governments understandably emphasized popular resistance to Nazi occupation as they sought to reconstruct their devastated economies and societies along anti-fascist and democratic lines. Philip Morgan moves away from the usual suspects, the Quislings who backed Nazi occupation because they were fascists, and focuses instead on the businessmen and civil servants who felt obliged to cooperate with the Nazis. These were the people who faced the most difficult choices and dilemmas by dealing with the various Nazi authorities and agencies, and who were ultimately responsible for gearing the economies of the occupied territories to the Nazi war effort. It was their choices which had the greatest impact on the lives and livelihoods of their fellow countrymen in the occupied territories, including the deportation of slave-workers to the Reich and hundreds of thousands of European Jews to the death camps in the East. In time, as the fortunes of war shifted so decisively against Germany between 1941 and 1944, these collaborators found themselves trapped by the logic of their initial cooperation with their Nazi overlords, caught up between the demands of an increasingly desperate and extremist occupying power, growing internal resistance to Nazi rule, and the relentlessly advancing Allied armies
Cataloging source
YDX
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1948-
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Morgan, Philip
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • National socialism
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • HISTORY / World
  • Collaborationists
  • National socialism
  • Europe, Western
Label
Hitler's collaborators : choosing between bad and worse in Nazi-occupied Western Europe, Philip Morgan
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-353) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1004759541
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 366 pages
Isbn
9780199239733
Lccn
2017942094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1004759541
Label
Hitler's collaborators : choosing between bad and worse in Nazi-occupied Western Europe, Philip Morgan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1004759541
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 366 pages
Isbn
9780199239733
Lccn
2017942094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1004759541

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