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The Years of Extermination: Book summary and reviews of The Years of Extermination by Saul Friedlander
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The enactment of the German extermination policies that resulted in the murder of six million European Jews depended upon many factors, including the cooperation of local authorities and police departments, and the passivity of the populations, primarily of their political and spiritual elites. Necessary also was the victims' willingness to submit, often with the hope of surviving long enough to escape the German vise.
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Starred Review. "This is a masterful synthesis that draws on a lifetime of learning and research." - Publishers Weekly.
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Saul Friedländer (born Prague, 1932) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Czechoslovak-born Franco-Israeli historian who now lives in the USA. This book is the companion volume to Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1933-1939, published in 1997.
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