An Investigation into the Mass Deaths of German Prisoners at the Hands of the French and Americans after World War II By James Bacque. Other Losses caused. 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. Other Losses has 67 ratings and 8 reviews. Other Losses: An Investigation Into the Mass Deaths of German Prisoners at the Hands of James Bacque.
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Bacque has simply distorted the context beyond all recognition. Jueri rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Mar 30, Greta marked it as not-to-read. Lauben as the source for the claim that the “other losses” weekly report column covered up deaths. Mr Bacque is wrong on every major charge and nearly all his minor ones. Furthermore, there is no separate column in which deaths were recorded. Other Losses explains that Eisenhower’s staff must have been implicated, charging “[t]he squalor of the camps came from the moral squalor polluting the higher levels of the army.
Private Franz says that the Americans “were really shitty”. As we celebrated the victory of our Very tediously written badly organized and repetitious–and looks like it was padded out for publication –but the story it tells is appalling.
Army sent the trains back, saying their own warehouses were full. Canadian novelist, publisher and writer of historic non-fiction.
Food in occupied Germany. Return to Book Page.
How could the bodies disappear without one soldier’s coming forward in nearly fifty years to relieve his conscience? He said, “Our responsibility for the proper use of relief supplies placed in our care is incompatible with a restriction to the fulfilment of orders which render us powerless to furnish relief which we ourselves judge necessary.
The usual explanation jamss that it was the slaughter of the Prussian civilians fleeing west that got trapped and killed by othee Red Army, but no records of that were ever kept. The book states that many of the U. Jul 26, Johns rated it it was amazing Shelves: After the publication of Bacque’s book, a panel of eight historians gathered for a symposium in the Eisenhower Center for American Studies  at the University of New Orleans from December 7—8, to review Bacque’s work. Other Losses explicates the — German food crisis to support the claims for a high mortality rate.
So much for Bacque’s careful use of sources. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The New Orleans panel noted that Lauben himself twice has since repudiated this.
Other Losses by James Bacque
Bacque states that he has received letters and phone calls from about 2, Germans who survived the camps, expressing gratitude that the truth about their experience has finally been published. Zone and was eventually jamea that 3. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Views Read Edit View history.
Mar 26, TrumanCoyote rated it liked it. In the end, Bacque usually resorts to conspiracy theories to salvage his outrageous charges. This is the key point of Bacque’s book. How about some numbers? While harsh treatment of prisoners occurred, no evidence exists that it was part of an organized systematic effort.
Army was reporting 3. The evidence appears pretty solid, and it is well known in Germany at least – I heard about it when I lived there from ”82 that the population level of Germans dropped by about 3 million between ”48 for unaccountable reasons.
He jamew of his book Other Losseswhich is about German prisoners of war taken by …. In the foreword to the bacquee he states: No question about it, there were individual American camp guards who took revenge on German POWs based on their hatred of the Nazis.
Other Losses states that Eisenhower sought to sidestep the requirements of the Geneva Convention through the designation of these prisoners as Disarmed Enemy Forces DEFspecifically stating that “in March, as Germany was being cracked Villa states that, by Bacque’s reasoning, George C. Autographed by the loses. An interesting look into American treatment of German solders after WW2.
This revised edition of Other Losses presents all the relevant new material on the deaths plus new evidence of the suppression of truth by Western academics, press, and governments.
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Fisher, st Airborne Division, who in took part in investigations into allegations of misconduct by U. Army had to improvise for months in taking care of the masses of prisoners to prevent a catastrophe: Eisenhower was not a Hitler, he did not run death camps, German prisoners did not die by the hundreds of thousands, there was a severe food shortage inthere was nothing sinister or secret about the “disarmed enemy forces” designation or about the column “other losses.
Several historians rebutting Bacque have argued that the missing POWs simply went home, that Red Cross food aid was sent to displaced civilians and that German POWs were fed the same rations that the U.
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Former Bundeswehr officer, Colonel Max Klaar accepted the apology and presented a proposal for an official peace treaty, between Germany and the Allies. What if the unchecked decline of western civilization continues to the loxses where believing Christians are thought without any proof to be a hazard to the public at large. These soldiers were instead handed over losss the Soviet Union.
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? There was not even a missing one.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Then their American clothes and guns were taken from them, and their treatment as POWs went from honourable to disgraceful. Books by James Bacque.