Negotiating Germanness: National Socialist Germanization policy in the Wartheland

  title={Negotiating Germanness: National Socialist Germanization policy in the Wartheland},
  author={Gerhard Wolf},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  pages={214 - 239}
  • Gerhard Wolf
  • Published 3 April 2017
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Genocide Research
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