Other Losses caused an international scandal when first published in by One of the historians who supports Bacque’s work is Colonel Ernest F. Fisher. Other Losses caused an international scandal when first published in by revealing that Allied Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower’s. James Bacque. Other Losses: An Investigation into the Mass Deaths of German Prisoners at the Hands of the French and Americans after World War II.
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Canada V5T 1A6 Phone: Preview — Other Losses by James Bacque. InBacque visited the newly-opened KGB archives where he discovered more evidence to support his claim.
In the end, Bacque usually resorts to conspiracy theories to salvage his outrageous charges. I have found the information contained in this book to be quite the eye opener. This is supported by a US Army document lodged in the US National Archives which “plainly states” that the “Other Losses” category of prisoners was for deaths and escapes. Andreas Voigt rated it it was amazing Aug 01, While Other Losses claims that the United States dismissed the Swiss Government from its role as a protecting power,  Villa states that Bacque ignores that it was the Soviets that had vetoed permitting the continued existence of the German government in Mayleaving the Swiss no longer wanting to remain the protecting power because they no longer had a German government to which to report, and that the United Nations—including Canada—had concluded the same.
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This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Time Magazine Monday, Oct. Other Losses is still available in German as Der geplante Tod: He said, “Our responsibility for the proper use of relief supplies placed in our care is incompatible with a restriction to the lossew of orders which render us powerless to furnish relief which we ourselves judge necessary.
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Explore the Home Gift Guide. The introduction to the book publishing many of the New Orleans panel papers also noted that Bacque ignored the greatest source of for the “other losses” column, an August Report of the Military Governor that states “An additional group ofare lists as ‘other losses’consisting largely of members of the Volkssturm [People’s Militia] released without a formal charge.
Other Losses charges that hundreds of thousands of German prisoners that had fled the Eastern front were designated as ” Disarmed Enemy Forces ” in order to avoid recognition under The Geneva Conventionfor the purpose of carrying out their deaths through disease or slow starvation.
Eisenhower was not a Hitler, he did not run death camps, German prisoners did not die by the hundreds of thousands, there was indeed losse severe world food shortage inthere was nothing sinister or secret about DEF designation or about the Other Losses column.
The Hidden History of How the U. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Other Losses states that, three years later, in the ICRC formally requested documents confirming the total number of prisoners in the U.
Other Losses by James Bacque
lisses Bohme noted that, of the 5 million prisoners in American hands, the European Theater of Operations provost marshall recorded a total of 15, prisoner deaths. How could the Americans almost one-third of whom are by ethnic background German conspire for so long to cover up such a vast crime? The title of Other Losses derives from a column of figures in weekly U. Other Losses cites documents in the U.
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We too like so many hapless Germans inand could be rounded up and left to starve in open collection fields without food, medical treatment or shelter. Bacque was considered to be an mainstream writer until he began to write about allied war crimes against Germany and the fate of German prisoners of war.
Oct 11, Frank Butry rated it really liked it. Brech discussed losse experiences in detail, in which he witnessed the poor conditions in the camp, a large number of deaths, and the systematic starving of the prisoners. No treaty has ever been signed to end that war, which therefore continues with the occupation of Germany by US lossses bases.
But there is so much of the same that it becomes a labor to work through it. Medical Corps reported death rates far higher than they had ever seen before.
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