The declarative value of paraphs and the scope of military opposition. Annotations to Johannes Hurter: On the way to military opposition.

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To Johannes Hurter paraphs by Henning von Tresckow and Rudolf-Christoph Frhr. von Gersdorff tagged to reports concerning the mass murders of Jews committed in the operational area of the Central German Army Group (Heeresgruppe Mitte) indicate that those subsequent members of the military opposition knew the extent of the murders and are in some respects jointly responsible for them. In contrast, however, one also has to consider the sequence of operations within a military command authority suchlike on the one hand, as well as previous experiences these officers made with the Holocaust. By using an approach like this quite different conclusions can be drawn.
Original languageEnglish
JournalVierteljahrshefte fur Zeitgeschichte
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)141-+
Publication statusPublished - 01.2005