Debunking the myth of the saubere Wehrmacht

@article{Tymkiw2007DebunkingTM,
  title={Debunking the myth of the saubere Wehrmacht},
  author={Michael Tymkiw},
  journal={Word \& Image},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={485 - 492}
}
Abstract This paper will draw on key notions from several of Roland Barthes's texts to examine how the Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung1 (HIS) used word and photographic image to contest a widely held belief in post-Second World War Germany that Wehrmacht2 soldiers were not directly involved in committing Nazi war crimes. The first exhibition, ‘Vernichtungskrieg: Verbrechen der Wehrmacht 1941 bis 1944‘,3 ran from 1995 through to 1999 and was seen by roughly 860 000 visitors in 33 cities… 

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