Tag Archives: Moral degradation

Eight million Nazis: the challenge for the Allies in 1945

The victorious Allies crushed Nazi Germany. Germany had eight million Nazis with a civilian population who were, mostly, complicit in Nazi atrocities. The Allies had to be pragmatic. They targeted the ‘worst of the worst’ with the new retrospective crimes … Continue reading

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My Sons (inspired by Trust the biopic of John Paul Getty)

I hate my sons. They have lives which aren’t mine, they have friends who I disapprove of they have interests which aren’t mine they avoid me and they’re happiest when I’m not there. They got married and name their sons … Continue reading

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A Flexible Psychopath: Adolf Eichmann and the Hungarian Jews, 1944

The moral degradation of the Nazis extended from Munich in the 1920s to Budapest in 1944. Boorish posturing in Munich was transformed when the Nazis became the government (1933). Their rhetoric was codified into the Nuremberg Laws (1935) reaching a … Continue reading

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