THE CLEAN WEHRMACHT, THE WAR OF EXTERMINATION, AND BEYOND

@article{Shepherd2009THECW,
  title={THE CLEAN WEHRMACHT, THE WAR OF EXTERMINATION, AND BEYOND},
  author={Ben Shepherd},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={52},
  pages={455 - 473}
}
  • Ben Shepherd
  • Published 15 May 2009
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
ABSTRACT This article surveys recent research on the German Wehrmacht's anti-partisan campaign in the Soviet Union during the Second World War. German anti-partisan warfare in the Soviet Union was conducted not just against partisans, but also as cover for annihilating the Reich's ‘ideological enemies’ and plundering ‘bandit areas’ for resources. The Wehrmacht's role was significant, constituting an important element of its wider participation in Nazi crimes. The review sketches the historical… 
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