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Mon, 18 May 2015 21:41:15 -0700

Initially, the Einsatzgruppen (specialized attack squads of German soldiers) in Lithuania went after men and boys. "But at the end of August, 1941, they started attacking all Jews – all ages, women and children and the elderly," she says."This is the ...

Jewish Journal

Jewish Journal
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:45:14 -0700

Kalman later learned that thousands of Jews had been rounded up and marched to the Rumbula Forest, where, after being forced to undress and lie face down in a pit, German Einsatzgruppen (mobile killing units) and their Latvian collaborators shot them ...

Fair Observer

Fair Observer
Thu, 14 May 2015 08:22:30 -0700

At first, shooting thousands of Jewish men as partisans, soon the roving Einsatzgruppen began murdering tens of thousands of the elderly, women and children a month. In September 1941, Blobel organized the largest recorded murder in history to that ...

The Nation.

The Nation.
Wed, 13 May 2015 09:02:26 -0700

In the wake of the Nazis' invasion of the Soviet Union, for example, the Einsatzgruppen, German police battalions, and local death squads killed Jews without assistance from Jewish leaders. Yet, as Arendt tirelessly reminded her readers, murder on the ...

Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:15:00 -0700

The OUN also infiltrated the Ukrainian Auxiliary Police in German service, collaborating with the Nazi Einsatzgruppen carrying out the Holocaust in Western Ukraine in 1941-1942. After the OUN violently seized control of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army ...

Dissident Voice

Dissident Voice
Wed, 13 May 2015 15:18:12 -0700

American military commanders resisted the unconventional Phoenix strategy of targeting civilians with Einsatzgruppen “special forces” and Gestapo-style secret police. Many resented the fact that young military officers were involuntarily assigned to ...

Fredericksburg.com (blog)

Fredericksburg.com (blog)
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:55:30 -0700

According to Kruus, Nazi Einsatzgruppen, “specialized mobile killing units, together with native Ukrainians, rounded up Polish Jews, shot them en-masse and buried them in graves they had been forced to dig.” Strauss said that within a year's time, most ...

Baltimore Jewish Times (subscription)

Baltimore Jewish Times (subscription)
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:56:15 -0700

Ferencz was 27 years old when he successfully convicted 22 Einsatzgruppen — a particularly ruthless faction of German SS — who were charged with the murders of one million people. After the war, Ferencz helped lay the groundwork for the International ...

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