Therkel Straede

This paper traces the massacres of Jews and Soviet prisoners of war in November 1941 in the city of Bobruisk, Eastern Belarus. Sparked by a current memorial at one of the killing sites, the author examines the historic events of the killings themselves and presents a micro level analysis of the various techniques for murdering and disposing of such large numbers of victims. A contrast will be shown between the types of actions applied to the victims by the German army, SS, police personnel and other local collaborators, reflecting an imposed racial hierarchisation even after their death.

Human Remains and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal
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The tales destruction tells
Élisabeth Anstett
Jean-Marc Dreyfus

the various agents of the mass violence committed in Bosnia in the 1940s, whose long and fatal posterity is well known (chapter 1), Elissa Mailänder’s study of Erich Muhsfeldt, crematorium director of the concentration and extermination camps at Majdanek (chapter 2), and Michael McConnell’s study of the agents of Nazi atrocities in Eastern Europe and their representations of violence (chapter 3). A second avenue concerns the procedures for handling bodies. In association with lethal expertise and techniques, it is crucial to take this aspect of the production of

in Destruction and human remains
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Kerry Longhurst

the Cold War. Berger rejects monocausal explanations of German antimilitarism such as those based on the notion that the damage inflicted by Nazi atrocities runs so deep in its psyche that German society is now unwilling to sanction the use of force, or that it is the Federal Republic’s entanglement in multilateral frameworks that stymies its ability or desire to develop a more independent defence capacity. Nor does Berger accept reasoning based on the features of Germany’s geostrategic position and role as a trading state or the notion that US tutelage in security

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Forensic and archaeological approaches to locating the remains of Holocaust victims
Caroline Sturdy Colls

: Left Coast Press, 2009). 7 J. Hunter, B. Simpson and C. Sturdy Colls, Forensic Approaches to Buried Remains (London: John Wiley & Sons, 2013). 8 Sturdy Colls, Holocaust Archaeologies. 9 A. Kondoyanidi, ‘The liberating experience:  war correspondents, Red Army soldiers, and the Nazi extermination camps’, The Russian Review, 69:3 (2010), 438–​62. 10 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, USHMM LIB6492; University of South Florida, 2005, Photos:  Germans Confront Nazi Atrocities. http://​​holocaust/​resource/​gallery/​confront.htm URL: (accessed 20

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