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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 65–84.
Published: 01 February 2011
... for the tainted war experience of German civilians. This article explores the tensions between the new televisuality of German suffering and the persisting charge of revisionism leveled by some journalists and scholars at the blockbuster TV docudramas. Drawing on Aleida Assmann's deconstruction of the seemingly...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 85–113.
Published: 01 February 2011
...-and-after pictures of the city were important national examples of the cruelty of war toward the German civilian population and against German cultural treasures, and the photographs became iconographic images of suffering. Dresden 's plot offers a more complex view of the bombings and the city they struck...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 135–153.
Published: 01 February 2011
... into what most pupils encoun- tered in their formative years. Remembering Germans as Victims There was no shortage of attention to the aerial bombardment of German cities and the subsequent suffering of the civilian population in postwar textbooks. They addressed this issue unflinchingly...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 61–79.
Published: 01 November 2012
...—did not survive. The major deportations (the numbers are unclear) continued right up until Germany invaded Russia in June 1941.5 By this twist of history, which intersected in complicated ways with the general mass evacuation (rather than “deportation”) of civilians, including up to two...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 135–160.
Published: 01 August 2006
... disreputable memory of the Allied destruction of German cit- ies, a memory of German victimization held by many to mitigate improperly the crimes of the Holocaust. Describing the incomprehensible and largely unspoken violence of civilian annihilation in Hamburg, Cologne, and other cities, Sebald...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of a new, specifically postunification third-generation televisual dis- course on the suffering of German civilians at the end of World War II. Her initial step involves a critique of Bill Niven’s powerful dismissal of those very same films, which assails them for rehearsing the exculpatory aims...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2007
...- stood, and that most challenges our own complacency. Accordingly, the real subject of ‘Downfall,’ Mr. Ganz’s intriguing, creepily charismatic performance notwithstanding, is not Hitler at all, but rather his followers: the offi cers, bureaucrats and loyal civilians who were with him at the end.”5...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 45–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of Nazi society but have been more or less absorbed into postwar society. They have exchanged their uniforms for civilian clothes and are busy leading their civilian lives, more concerned with effi ciency than with any possible guilt. 1. For further information on the foundation of DEFA see...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 41–67.
Published: 01 November 2015
... civilians. Simultaneously, news from the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe pointed to the reemergence of classic anti-Semitism in the form of the show trials conducted by Stalin against “Zionist conspirators” in the Slansky trial of 1951–52 in Czechoslovakia and the trial of prominent Moscow doctors...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and the governance of foreign lands were aided by officials native to those countries, who took an active part in horrific crimes. Although Germans civilians did little to prevent the crimes perpetrated in their names, some apologists maintained that civilians in many other countries were likewise at fault. The sad...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 155–164.
Published: 01 November 2012
... chambers and the gold stolen from the victims, for the roll-call, and for the Puff, for frightened civilians and for the ‘old numbers13 Clearly, he strived to find a “formula” beyond the “sense of horror and loathing and contempt” to capture the real- ity of Auschwitz. In addition, the voice...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 145–164.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Destruction of Men’s Minds (1951) and Brainwash- ing: The Story of Men Who Defi ed It (1956).1 Hunter initially conceived of brainwashing to account for the mass “reeducation” of civilians in Maoist China. Largely on the basis of interviews with Chi Sze-chen, a recent graduate of North China People’s...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 49–72.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Hiroshima and Nagasaki are among them: in every case, the destruction was the end result of military strategies engineered to maximize civilian casualties and flatten the built environment as much as possible. Modernism’s flaneurs never had to navigate mounds of rubble or worry about falling bombs...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 5–51.
Published: 01 August 2009
... clue is the stunning violence of both projects. Heartfi eld’s and Grosz’s “patriotic” productions were ulti- mately meant to expose mass audiences of civilians and soldiers to Europe’s gruesome confl ict. Dada’s fi rst evening was intended to impress its audience 13. Herzfelde had left his...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 33–66.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that any woman who had sexual relations with soldiers or civilians despite the knowledge that she was infected with a sexually transmitted disease could be imprisoned for two months to one year. In addition, prostitutes who did not register with the police were subject to one year in prison. 45 Syphilis...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 31–47.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people from all over the city, German civilians and occupying forces alike, meet to barter. Here a Russian soldier excitedly buys three Mickey Mouse watches from his American counterpart for seven hundred dollars apiece; here, as well, our somewhat jaded protagonist Pringle will trade his newly...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 9–38.
Published: 01 February 2011
... distinct moments in German history merge. The documentary images that Kluge eventually inserts include German civilians from bombed-out cities and soldiers either killed or taken prisoner at Stalingrad. These two sites signify for Kluge the central catastrophes in the film—and the constitutive...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 75–86.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., Zapatka was provided only with a reconstructed script of the oral speech, not with the sound recording itself. Against a neutral back- drop, wearing dark civilian clothes, the actor stands behind a lectern, with only a glass of water and the manuscript in front of him as props.12 Multiple cameras...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 53–88.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the barricades erected by the district’s inhabitants. Thirty civilians were killed, more than half of them innocent bystanders; nearly two hundred were wounded; and more than twelve hundred were arrested. Blutmai 1929 proved a turning point for both German working-class consciousness and the German...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 45–94.
Published: 01 August 2007
... about the morality of the Allied bomb- ing campaign against German cities, a discussion saturated by graphic images of charred mounds of civilians that excited thoughts of Germans as victims of the British, the Americans, and perhaps even the Nazis.15 Even the Nobel laureate Günter Grass signaled...