Hitler and Genghis Khan

@article{Breitman1990HitlerAG,
  title={Hitler and Genghis Khan},
  author={Richard Breitman},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1990},
  volume={25},
  pages={337 - 351}
}
  • R. Breitman
  • Published 1 April 1990
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
In a radio broadcast to the British public on 24 August 1941, Winston Churchill observed that the German police troop executions in Russia surpassed anything since the Mongol invasions of Europe in the sixteenth century: 'There has never [since] been methodical, merciless butchery on such a scale, or approaching such a scale'.' Churchill would have done better to locate the Mongol hordes in the thirteenth century, but in other respects his analogy was unwittingly apt. The Mongols held a… 
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In recent years the biographical literature about Adolf Hitler has continued to grow. Publications centering on the Führer of the Nazi party are now so numerous that not long ago, one reputable