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The unwritten order : Hitler's role in the final solution

Author: Peter Longerich
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Tempus, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Longerich
ISBN: 0752433288 9780752433288
OCLC Number: 63110068
Description: 254 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: Remove, annihilate, extirpate: Hitler's anti-semitic language --
Complete removal of the Jews: Hitler's statements on the "Jewish Question" during the rise of the NSDAP (1919-1932) --
Eradication from the cultural and intellectual life of the nation: the beginnings of anti-Jewish policies (1933) --
Attempting a legal solution to a problem: the Nuremburg Laws and anti-Jewish policy (1935-1937) --
The Jews must be expelled from Germany, from the whole of Europe: pogrom and total deprivation of rights (1938-1939) --
All measures against the Jews are to be discussed directly with the Fuhrer: Hitler's role in the persecution of the German Jews, 1933-1939: an intermediate assessment --
Granting a merciful death: the beginning of the war in 1939 and the transition to mass murder --
An attempt at the settlement and regulation of the Jewish problem: plans for a "Jewish Reservation" in Poland --
Some time in the future we want to ship the Jews out to Madagascar: Hitler and the Madagascar Plan --
According to the will of the Fuhrer: deportation and plans for deportation (1940-1941) --
The Jewish-Bolshevik intelligentsia must be eliminated: the conduct of the war and mass shootings, summer 1941 --
Shoot everyone who even looks odd: extension of the executions to genocide, summer and autumn 1941 --
It is good if the terror that we are exterminating the Jews goes before us: the start of deportations, autumn 1941 --
We are experiencing the fulfillment of this prophecy: the extension of mass murder in autumn 1941 --
The World War is here, the extermination of the Jews must be the necessary consequence: the radicalisation of anti-Jewish policy in December 1941 --
After appropriate prior approval by the Fuhrer: the Wannsee Conference of 20 January 1942 --
In this matter the Fuhrer is the untiring pioneer and spokesman for a radical solution: the extension of the deportations and mass murders in spring 1942 --
The Fuhrer has laid the implementation of this very difficult order on my shoulders: The extension of the extermination policy to the whole of Europe in spring and summer 1942 --
In accordance with the wishes of the Fuhrer: further extension of the extermination policy from summer 1942 --
To be treated like tuberculosis bacilli: Intensification of the extermination policy after the turning point in the War, 1942/1943 --
By removing the Jews: Hitler's responsibilty
Responsibility: Peter Longerich.
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'A compelling account of how Hitler came to take the decision to kill the Jews.'

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