Deák, István.

The Politics of Retribution in Europe : World War II and Its Aftermath - Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009. - 1 online resource (698 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; PART I: PRELIMINARIES; PART II: THE EXPERIENCE OF WAR; PART III: TRIALS AND POLITICAL EXPEDIENCY; PART IV: EPILOGUE; List of Contributors; Index

The presentation of Europe's immediate historical past has quite dramatically changed. Conventional depictions of occupation and collaboration in World War II, of wartime resistance and post-war renewal, provided the familiar backdrop against which the chronicle of post-war Europe has mostly been told. Within these often ritualistic presentations, it was possible to conceal the fact that not only were the majority of people in Hitler's Europe not resistance fighters but millions actively co-operated with and many millions more rather easily accommodated to Nazi rule. Moreover, after the war

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Collaborationists -- Europe.


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