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German Atrocities, 1914: A History of Denial

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  1 review
Is it true that the German army, invading Belgium and France in August 1914, perpetrated brutal atrocities? Or are accounts of the deaths of thousands of unarmed civilians mere fabrications constructed by fanatically anti-German Allied propagandists? Based on research in the archives of Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, and Italy, this pathbreaking book uncovers the truth ...more
Hardcover, 624 pages
Published October 11th 2001 by Yale University Press
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Victoria
Sep 24, 2010 Victoria rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Ultimately a very solid, well-researched book. The work is truly ground-breaking, in that it pushes the debate past arguing whether German atrocities during the invasion of Belgium actually happened. Establishing clearly that they did, the discussion shifts now to explanations of why.

That said, the book is a dry read. The sheer volume of evidence the authors provide is convincing, but can make the book a drudge to read.
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