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Christopher R. Browning

Christopher R. Browning is the Frank Porter Graham Professor of History Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the author of Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland. (November 2020)

Members of the French resistance erecting barriers in Paris to obstruct the German military as Allied forces approached the city, August 1944

Who Resisted the Nazis?

The Resistance in Western Europe, 1940–1945

by Olivier Wieviorka, translated from the French by Jane Marie Todd, with a foreword by Robert O. Paxton

Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940–1945

by Ronald C. Rosbottom

Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

by Gordon Thomas and Greg Lewis

Last Letters: The Prison Correspondence, September 1944–January 1945

by Freya and Helmuth James von Moltke, edited by Helmuth Caspar von Moltke, Dorothea von Moltke, and Johannes von Moltke, translated from the German by Shelley Frisch and with an afterword by Rachel Seiffert

July 2, 2020 issue

German foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop, British prime minister Neville Chamberlain, German chancellor ­Adolf Hitler, Paul Schmidt, an interpreter, and Nevile Henderson, the British ambassador to Berlin, at a meeting in Berchtesgaden to discuss Hitler’s demand that Czechoslovakia cede the Sudetenland to Germany, September 1938

Giving In to Hitler

Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War

by Tim Bouverie

The Bell of Treason: The 1938 Munich Agreement in Czechoslovakia

by P.E. Caquet

September 26, 2019 issue

German soldiers shaking hands with French volunteers bound for the front, July 1944

When Europe Failed

Europe on Trial: The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution During World War II

by István Deák

August 13, 2015 issue

The German industrialist and statesman Walther Rathenau, who was from a wealthy ­Jewish family, in the car in which he was assassinated in Berlin in June 1922

How Envy of Jews Lay Behind It

Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, Race Hatred, and the Prehistory of the Holocaust

by Götz Aly, translated from the German by Jefferson Chase

January 8, 2015 issue

German soldiers captured by American forces, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France, June 1944

How Ordinary Germans Did It

A Small Town Near Auschwitz: Ordinary Nazis and the Holocaust

by Mary Fulbrook

Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing, and Dying: The Secret World War II Transcripts of German POWs

by Sönke Neitzel and Harald Welzer, translated from the German by Jefferson Chase

June 20, 2013 issue

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