The Conquest of the Past: Some Recent German Books on the Third Reich

@inproceedings{Joll1971TheCO,
  title={The Conquest of the Past: Some Recent German Books on the Third Reich},
  author={James Joll},
  year={1971}
}
The first Germans born after the end of the Third Reich are now growing up, and those who played an active part in Hitler’s rise to power or in the running of his regime are now elderly or dead. Yet the memory of the Nazi period is still very much alive: during the last two years, first the Eichmann trial and now the trial of the Auschwitz guards have brought vivid and horrifying reminders of the atrocities committed in the Third Reich and of the part played in them by seemingly ordinary… CONTINUE READING