Hitler’s willing executioners

  title={Hitler’s willing executioners},
  author={Daniel Jonah Goldhagen and Maurice Wohlgelernter},
The questions, discussion topics, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group's reading of Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust. We hope they will enrich your understanding of this revolutionary new analysis of the Holocaust, which has riveted thousands of readers and provoked impassioned discussion in both America and Europe. 
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