An Investigation into the Mass Deaths of German Prisoners at the Hands of the French and Americans after World War II By James Bacque. Other Losses caused. 30 May After the Second World War, the Allies betrayed their own civilizing values – the Atlantic Charter, the Four Freedoms, and the Geneva. 30 Aug In , a little-known Canadian novelist, James Bacque, published Other Losses, alleging that “,, almost certainly over , and.
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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It seemed to me that, after accounting for transfers and discharges, there was nothing left to make up the grand total except deaths and escapes.
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The introduction to the panel’s book also states that Bacque ignored that Eisenhower himself was the one warning his superiors about food shortages as early as February —months before the war had even ended—then again in May when Eisenhower requested food imports from the United States.
Bacsue message, dated March 10, reads: Explore the Home Gift Guide. But after reading the book I am convinced that it did happen. Then he showed me the book, and then I bought the book. Bacque studied philosophy and history and the University of Toronto, where he also holds an bachelor of arts.
Department of Justice, DD Kenton Lockwood rated jmes really liked it Sep 09, The introduction to the book publishing many of the New Orleans panel papers also noted that Bacque ignored the greatest source of for the “other losses” column, an August Report of the Military Governor that states “An additional group ofare jmes as ‘other losses’consisting largely of members of the Volkssturm [People’s Militia] released without a formal charge.
How about the average calorie count? Bacque has simply distorted the context beyond all recognition. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.
It will make you shocked, angry and very sad. Then they were issued with American I read this book when it first came out, which meant there was time to discuss it with an elderly German neighbour who had been a Sergeant, or whatever the German equivalent is, in WW2.
Bohme noted that, of the 5 million prisoners in American hands, the European Theater of Operations provost marshall recorded a total of 15, prisoner deaths.
An interesting look into American treatment of German solders after WW2. In short, Eisenhower faced shortages even before he learned that there were at least 17 million more people to feed in Germany than he had expected not to mention all of the other countries in war-ravaged Europe, the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan. It must be understood that nothing in this book hints or suggests that the German Leaders and capos, etc.
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? In addition, Overmans states that Bacque’s claim that theto 1, missing prisoners were originally German soldiers that fled from the east into western hands contradicts Soviet POW evidence “well established that we can exclude the idea of an extra million hiding somewhere in the figures.
In these camps prisoners were forced to sleep on the ground in the open, though it claims that the U. Other Losses claims that the U.
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His introduction concludes that ” Other Losses is seriously—nay, spectacularly—flawed in its most fundamental aspects.
Other Losses by James Bacque
However, this practice was apparently stopped posses impractical, and all copies of the POW forms, roughly eight million, were destroyed. Mar 30, Greta marked it as not-to-read.
While Other Losses claims that the United States dismissed the Swiss Government from its role as a protecting power Villa states that Bacque ignores that it was the Soviets that had vetoed permitting the continued existence of the German government in Mayleaving the Swiss no longer wanting to remain the protecting power because they no longer had a German government to which to report, and that the United Nations—including Canada—had concluded the same.
James Bacque James Bacque is a novelist, book editor, essayist and historian whose work has helped raise awareness in human rights issues associated with war crimes, particularly spurring debate on and research into the treatment of German POWs at the end of World War II.
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Kames Gunter Bischof and Brian Loring Villa stated that a research report from the panel “soundly refuted the charges of Other Lossesespecially Bacque’s fanciful handling of statistics. In the foreword to the book he states: Army had to improvise for months in taking care of the masses of prisoners to prevent a catastrophe: This is exactly what I was looking for. Once Bacque’s endnotes are checked, frequent misreadings of documents are easily discernible.
Then their American clothes and guns were taken from them, and their treatment as POWs went from honourable to disgraceful. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.