Review: Masters of Death. The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust – Richard Rhodes

These “special task forces,” organized by Heinrich Himmler to follow the German army as it advanced into eastern Poland and Russia, were the agents of the first phase of the Final Solution. They murdered more than 1.5 million men, women, and children between 1941 and 1943, often by shooting them into killing pits, as at Babi Yar.

Review: The Third Reich in Power by Richard J. Evans (The History of the Third Reich, #2)

5 of 5 stars Series: The History of The Third Reich 2 My version: Audiobook Non Fiction Germany, WWII The Penguin Press 2005 StoryTel subscription The definitive account of Germany's malign transformation under Hitler's total rule and the implacable march to war. By the middle of 1933, the democracy of the Weimar Republic had been transformed into the police … Continue reading Review: The Third Reich in Power by Richard J. Evans (The History of the Third Reich, #2)