Neitzel, Sönke,

Soldiers : German POWs on fighting, killing, and dying / Sönke Neitzel and Harald Welzer ; translated from the German by Jefferson Chase. - First Vintage books edition. - x, 437 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-412) and index.

Prologues -- Author's note -- What the soldiers discussed -- The soldiers' world -- Fighting, killing, and dying -- Frame of reference : annihilation -- Sex -- Technology -- Faith in victory -- Ideology -- Success -- Frame of reference : war -- How national socialist was the Wehrmacht's war? -- War as work -- Appendix: The surveilance protocols.


Translation of: Soldaten: Protokolle vom Kämpfen, Töten und Sterben. Frankfurt am Main : Fischer Verlag, 2011.

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World War (1939-1945)


1900-1999


World War, 1939-1945--Military intelligence--Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, British.
Prisoners of war--Attitudes--Germany--Sources.
Prisoners of war--Attitudes--Great Britain--Sources.
World War, 1939-1945--Anecdotes.
Eavesdropping--Great Britain.
Soldiers--Attitudes--Germany--Sources.
Armed Forces.
Eavesdropping.
Military intelligence.
Prisoners of war--Attitudes.
Soldiers--Attitudes.


Germany--Armed Forces--History--20th century--Sources.
Germany.
Great Britain.


Anecdotes.
History.
Sources.

D810.S7 / N37313 2013

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