An Investigation into the Mass Deaths of German Prisoners at the Hands of the French and Americans after World War II By James Bacque. Other Losses caused. 30 May After the Second World War, the Allies betrayed their own civilizing values – the Atlantic Charter, the Four Freedoms, and the Geneva. 30 Aug In , a little-known Canadian novelist, James Bacque, published Other Losses, alleging that “,, almost certainly over , and.
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Regarding the impossibility of a conspiracy on the scale purported by Bacque, Villa states that “[i]n truth, had Eisenhower committed the crimes Bacque alleges, someone surely would have gossiped, ratted, leaked, or even just hinted.
Alex Ronk rated it bavque was amazing Apr 14, As we celebrated the victory of our virtue in public, we began to lose it in secret. This book examines how groups like the Slavs and institutions like the Orthodox Church formed the foundations of a unified Russian state. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
Read this amazing book! This left one with a loss and the other with a gain. A marshal’s star served as an invitation to drunken fools, gunfighter wannabes, and men seeking a reputation. General Dwight Eisenhower intentionally caused the deaths by starvation or exposure of around a million German prisoners of war held in Western internment camps briefly after the Second World Gacque. The evidence appears pretty solid, and it is well known in Germany at least – I heard about it when I lived there from ”82 that the population level of Germans dropped by about 3 million between ”48 for unaccountable reasons.
Jan 20, Eric rated it liked it. Showing of 74 reviews. Regarding oral histories, Bischoff concludes that “Bacque abuses the process through his highly selective presentation of oral histories and memoir literature. About the Author James Bacque James Bacque is a novelist, book editor, essayist and historian whose work has helped raise awareness in human rights issues associated with war crimes, particularly spurring debate on and research into the treatment of German POWs at the end of World War II.
And that is also supported by Private Heinz who remembers decades later how they were fed “almost nothing”.
The book further states that Eisenhower’s staff was complicit in the scheme. Bacque studied philosophy and history and the University of Toronto, where he also holds an bachelor of arts. My neighbour surrendered in France and was interned at St Nazaire. Eisenhower was not a Hitler, he did not run death camps, German prisoners did not die by the hundreds of thousands, there was a severe food shortage inthere was nothing sinister or secret about the “disarmed enemy forces” designation or about the column “other losses.
Certainly, if there had been a holocaust, it could never have been covered up. Army’s theater provost marshal, which Other Losses states is actually a “body count” of dead prisoners.
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Eric rated it really liked it Apr 22, Bacque described his other witness, John Foster, as a camp guard “in charge of the work detail of fifty men, Germans and Americans, who did nothing all day but drag bodies out of the camp. How about some numbers? Charles River Editors examines the controversial country and its place in the Cold War. Open Preview See a Problem?
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Buy the selected items together This item: Eisenhower was not a Hitler, he did not run death camps, German prisoners did not die by the hundreds of thousands, there was indeed a severe world food shortage inthere was nothing sinister or secret about DEF designation or about the Other Losses column. The book cites orders from Eisenhower which stipulated that the Germans would be solely responsible for feeding and maintaining the DEFs, jamws, he then prevented any aid from reaching them.
This is about one of the real holocausts. In short, Eisenhower faced shortages even before he learned that there were at least 17 million more people to feed in Germany than he had expected not to mention all of the other countries in war-ravaged Europe, the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan.
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Mar 30, Greta marked it as not-to-read. Army sent the trains back, saying their own warehouses were full.
Perhaps he can try the interviewing techniques that he employed in Other Losses —namely putting words in the mouths of selective eyewitnesses. Paul rated it did not like it Jul 29, Then they were issued with American uniforms and military equipment. But eventually, it will destroy all the wicked. That Eisenhower and other top well lossss generals would allow this to happen is unthinkable.
Army was providing to the civilian population. Other Losses explicates the — German food crisis to support the claims for a high mortality rate. The book states that many of the U. He said, “The silence about this atrocity has pained me for forty-five years and I’m deeply grateful that James Bacque’s ‘Other Losses’ has, at last, brought the truth to light.