Gender, Sexuality, and Coming to Terms with the Nazi Past

  title={Gender, Sexuality, and Coming to Terms with the Nazi Past},
  author={E. Heineman},
  journal={Central European History},
  pages={41 - 74}
  • E. Heineman
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Central European History
  • In the years leading to the sixtieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War, popular books and films have sparked lively discussions about the ways Germans use gender and sexuality to interpret the Nazi past. July 2003 saw the re-release of Eine Frau in Berlin, the anonymous diary of a woman who experienced the mass rapes surrounding the Battle for Berlin. In October of that year, the film Das Wunder von Bern (The Miracle of Bern) told a sentimental tale of a late-returning POW's… CONTINUE READING
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