German Reactions to Nazi Atrocities

  title={German Reactions to Nazi Atrocities},
  author={Morris Janowitz},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={141 - 146}
  • M. Janowitz
  • Published 1 September 1946
  • History
  • American Journal of Sociology
Early in the re-education of the German people the military government attempted to develop a sense of collective responsibility for results of National Socialism, especially for atrocities in concentration camps. Detailed interviews indicate that, before the Allied occupation, Germans were aware of the existence and function of concentration camps, although they did not know the details or extent. Almost universally, the individual German projects responsibility upon the Nazi party or the S.S… 

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