Bodily Conquest: Sexual Violence in the Nazi East

Beorn, Waitman (2018) Bodily Conquest: Sexual Violence in the Nazi East. In: Mass Violence in Nazi-Occupied Europe. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, pp. 195-216. ISBN 9780253036810, 9780253036841

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In May 1960, a fifty-one-year-old coal miner, Xavier H., appeared at the court building in Schwabmünchen, Germany. State attorneys deposed the former Army medic regarding the murder of ten thousand Jews in the eastern Polish town of Slonim in 1941, an action in which his Army unit had participated deeply. In the course of questioning, Xavier made the offhand comment that, on the morning of the massacre, he had left the company barracks and entered the Jewish ghetto because he was afraid that his Jewish “girlfriend” Ida had been caught up in theAktion.³ Prosecutors, clearly not interested in this...

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Holocaust, Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Genocide, Sexual Violence, Gender, Nazism, World War II
Subjects: V100 History by period
V200 History by area
V300 History by topic
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Humanities
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Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2019 16:19
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2019 15:49

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