Deak, Istvan.

Europe on Trial : The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution During World War II. - 1 online resource (214 pages) - eBooks on Demand .

Intro -- Contents -- Foreword by Norman M. Naimark -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. From Brutality to International Conventions to Renewed Brutality: Foreign Occupations in European History -- 2. Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland: The First German Conquests -- A Perfect Union -- Without Firing a Shot -- To the Last Bullet -- 3. Defeat and Submission: Europe's Honeymoon with Hitler, 1939-1941 -- Toward a "Great Germanic" Brotherhood -- The Belgians and the French Under German Rule -- Cozy Islanders -- The Pitfalls of Collaboration in the Balkans -- 4. The Invasion of the Soviet Union and East European Collaboration -- Caught Between Two Giants -- The Worst Place to Be: Ukraine During the War -- Toward a Turning Point in the Conflict -- 5. Germany's Many Allies: A Blessing or a Curse? -- The Allies of Germany and the "Final Solution" -- Mutual Jealousies and Suspicions -- Ethnic Cleansing -- Hitler's "Strongman" Allies -- 6. The Beginnings of German Decline: The Growth and Many Dilemmas of the Resistance Movements -- Life and Death in the Resistance -- The Resistance Press and Radio -- The Special Operations Executive -- Resistance in the Countries Expecting British and American Liberation -- Helping Jews -- 7. Resistance and Civil War in Eastern, Southern, and Southeastern Europe -- The Last European Tragedy -- Poland: An Extraordinary Case -- Polish and Jewish Resistance: A Difficult Relationship -- Resistance in the German-Occupied Parts of the Soviet Union -- Resistance and Chaos in the Balkans -- The Gorgopotamos Saga -- Slovakia and Transylvania -- 8. Freedom Fighters or Terrorists? Case Studies of Resistance and Reprisal -- The Via Rasella and the Ardeatine Cave -- The Oradour Tragedy -- Revenge and Ethnic Cleansing at Novi Sad -- 9. The End of the War, the Apparent Triumph of the Resistance Movements, and teh First Retributions. The End in Germany -- The Legacy of the German Resistance -- The End in the East -- 10. Purging Hitler's Europe -- The Road to Nuremberg and to the National Court Trials -- Justice and Injustice at Nuremberg -- Justice and Injustice in the National Courts of Justice -- 11. The Long Aftermath of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution -- The Cold War and the Suspension of Retributions -- Renewed Attempts at Reprisals -- Epilogue -- Suggestions for Further Study -- Index -- About the Authors.

Deak, a foremost expert on late 20th Century Europe, describes the often inter-related phenomena of resistance, collaboration,  retribution and accomodation in World War II Europe.


World War, 1939-1945 -- Collaborationists -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Occupied territories.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reparations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Europe.

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