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Soldiers : German POWs on fighting, killing, and dying / Sönke Neitzel and Harald Welzer ; translated from the German by Jefferson Chase.

By: Neitzel, Sönke [author.].
Contributor(s): Welzer, Harald [author.] | Chase, Jefferson S [translator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House, 2013Edition: First Vintage books edition.Description: x, 437 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780307948335; 0307948331.Uniform titles: Soldaten. English Subject(s): World War (1939-1945) | World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, British | Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Attitudes -- Sources | Prisoners of war -- Great Britain -- Attitudes -- Sources | World War, 1939-1945 -- Anecdotes | Eavesdropping -- Great Britain | Soldiers -- Germany -- Attitudes -- Sources | Germany -- Armed Forces -- History -- 20th century -- Sources | Armed Forces | Eavesdropping | Military intelligence | Prisoners of war -- Attitudes | Soldiers -- Attitudes | Germany | Great Britain | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Anecdotes. | History. | Sources.DDC classification: 940.54/724108931
Contents:
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.
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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.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p>Sonke Neitzel is a professor of International History at the London School of Economics. He has previously taught modern history at the University of Glasgow, University of Mainz and has also held posts at the universities of Karlsruhe, Bern, and Saarbrucken. He is currently editor of the journal German History in the Twentieth Century .<br> <br> Harald Welzer is head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Memory Research at the KWI Essen. He teaches social psychology at the universities of Hanover and Witten-Herdecke.</p>

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