Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields
Publish date: October 7th 2014
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, World War II
, World History
This book goes a long way toward elucidating the role a number of German women played as "agents of death" in the Nazi Holocaust. Before coming to this book, I had thought that the only German women who had willingly taken part in killing Jews and other peoples regarded as "undesirables" by the Nazi...
It could have been more in depth, though it would have meant the lack of specifc stories and illustrations.
I loved the beginning of this book, found it very informative, appalling but informative. The author asserts that over half a million women were either involved or consciously looked way, during the Holocaust. I must be extremely naive because I had no idea the figures were that high. Than I think, ...
For a book that was nominated for the National Book Award even before it's release date, I'm not sure what I was expecting, but it wasn't this. While I did learn some things I didn't know before, it wasn't a terribly exciting read. If you're a holocaust completest or big on women's studies, then...
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