USHMM: Some Were Wives, Some Were Mothers: Female Perpetrators during the Holocaust 3/21/15

USHMM: Some Were Wives, Some Were Mothers: Female Perpetrators during the Holocaust
Thursday, 03/19/2015 – 03/19/2015 07:00 pm –
Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center
20400 NE 30th Ave,
Aventura, Florida 33180
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Cost: Free

Former Museum fellow Wendy Lower challenges the traditional picture of Germany’s women holding down the home front. In her compelling book, “Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields,” she reveals new evidence that places them directly in the maelstrom of war: looting, plundering and even killing.

Learn about a generation of women swept up in the feverish nationalism of the Nazi party, many of whom traveled east with the expanding “frontier” –where they witnessed and participated in exploitation, persecution and murder.

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