After the Reich
The Brutal History of the Allied OccupationeBook - 2009
When Hitler & rsquo;s government collapsed in 1945, Germany was immediately divided up under the control of the Allied Powers and the Soviets. A nation in tatters, in many places literally flattened by bombs, was suddenly subjected to brutal occupation by vengeful victors. According to recent estimates, as many as two million German women were raped by Soviet occupiers. General Eisenhower denied the Germans access to any foreign aid, meaning that German civilians were forced to subsist on about 1,200 calories a day. (American officials privately acknowledged at the time that the death rate among.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2009
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (657 p.)