Were the Germans Too Nice?

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There are tens of thousands of books, articles, TV documentaries that claim to offer objective analysis of the Reich. In fact, attention is focused on only a very small fragment of the period.

Ralph Franklin Keeling, Institute of American Economics, Chicago, 1970 writes;

It must be brought home to the American people that much of what they have been led to believe was born of propaganda. That the Germany Army, for example, actually behaved itself very correctly toward the people of occupied territories whose governments were signatories to the Hague and Geneva Conventions. The facts are now well known, and are beyond dispute, despite the opposite picture painted in the Press as part of the horrendous business of war.

Rape was virtually unheard of in the German Armed Forces and was punishable by death. The venerable Sudeten academic, Dr. A J P App with whom I shared a great…

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