By Alon Confino
the writer shifts his concentration clear of the debates over what the Germans did or didn't find out about the Holocaust and explores in its place how Germans got here to conceive of the belief of a Germany with out Jews. He strains the tales the Nazis instructed themselveswhere they got here from and the place they have been headingand how these tales ended in the realization that Jews has to be eliminated to ensure that the hot Nazi civilization to come up. The production of this new empire required that Jews and Judaism be erased from Christian historical past, and this used to be the inspirationand justificationfor Kristallnacht. As Germans imagined a destiny international with out Jews, persecution and extermination grew to become conceivable, or even justifiable.
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