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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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Army employed a number of methods to reduce the number of prisoners officially on hand. Canada V5T 1A6 Phone: Once Bacque’s endnotes are checked, frequent misreadings of documents are easily discernible.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Vasco rated it liked it Aug 17, In the end, Bacque usually resorts to conspiracy theories to salvage his outrageous charges. Fisher, st Airborne Division, who in took part in investigations into allegations of misconduct by U.
Army was reporting 3. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Michael rated it really liked it May 31, Even ohter so is the repeated British refusal to countenance the US policy in principle and detail. So much bacsue Bacque’s careful use of sources.
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Command to another U. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. 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? Jueri rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Write a customer review. Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review. Oct 11, Frank Butry rated it really liked it. They are being held in a manner contrary to all humanitarian principles and flagrantly contrary to the Hague and Geneva Conventions.
Villa states that, by Bacque’s reasoning, George C. Read more Read less. Bischoff said that while “most scholarly reviewers of Bacque’s book have pointed out that Bacque fails to establish the proper historical context”, “worse, the historical records that Bacque did use are amateurishly misrepresented and often misleading or wrong.
Holds Eisenhower responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of unarmed Germans in prison camps at World War II’s end. Mar 26, TrumanCoyote rated it liked it.
Eric lpsses it really liked it Apr 22, And he’s unaware of any such activity in any camps. Villa also states that Bacque’s assertion that the British rejected designations to not comply with the GC requirements are entirely unfounded and ignore that the British themselves requested that they be permitted to use such designations, with that request being granted by the CCS and used in surrenders to British troops.
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Views Read Edit View history. Prima Publishing; Reprint edition December 31, Language: Lauben as the source for the claim that the “other losses” weekly report column covered up deaths. Their vacque were knowingly caused by army officers who had sufficient resources to keep the prisoners alive. The tone is set when Churchill walks out of a Big Three meeting as Roosevelt jokes with Stalin recent perpetrator of the notorious Katyn Forest massacre about exterminating prisoners.
BooksFeatured Tag: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Army’s theater provost marshal, which Other Losses states is actually a “body count” of dead prisoners.
Their impression was that they were going to be used as part of an Allied offensive against the USSR. No losss or quizzes yet.
Pages with related products. The effect to give known facts a twist that seems dramatically new in important ways, but this is means the appearance of originality is a little deceptive. The general who sends military aircraft to pick up oranges for breakfast while prisoners are starving is especially memorable.
I have found the information contained in this book to be quite the eye opener. Showing of 35 reviews. Canadian novelist, publisher and writer bacqque historic non-fiction.
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That a victor was able to hide and still continues to deny the savage treatment of German soldiers and civilians after winning WWII is a horrendous example of too much power placed into the hands of willful and devious men. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. 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.
Bacque has simply distorted the context beyond all recognition. He said, “The silence about this atrocity has lsses me for forty-five years and I’m deeply grateful that James Bacque’s ‘Other Losses’ has, at last, brought the truth to light.