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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Alex Frame rated it liked it Apr 16, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I can not believe it. So much for Bacque’s careful use of sources. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Bacque states that he has received letters and phone jaes from about 2, Germans who survived the camps, expressing gratitude that the truth about their experience has finally been published.
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Historian Rolf Steininger stated that Bacque’s claim that the failure to losses the s and s German Maschke Commission finding death figures to be a “cover up” contradicts that the entire 22 volume series was actually published in without any restrictions, to which only an oblique reference is made in an Other Losses endnote.
Certainly, if there had been a holocaust, it could never have been covered up. Army employed a lossez of methods to reduce the number of prisoners officially on hand.
Regarding oral histories, Bischoff concludes that “Bacque abuses the process through his highly selective presentation of oral histories orher memoir literature. A marshal’s star served as an invitation to drunken fools, gunfighter wannabes, and men seeking a reputation.
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For every candy bar, hell was unleashed. This revised edition of Other Losses presents all The first edition of this controversial book caused an international scandal by claiming that almost one million German prisoners of war had died of starvation in American and French death camps othdr World War II. Army was reporting 3. D Andrews rated it liked it Jun 21, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
Lauben as the source for the claim that the “other losses” weekly report column covered up deaths. Emma Campbell rated it liked it Jul 01, Life was cheap in the old west. Maybe some things never need to be known??? What if bacqke unchecked decline of western civilization continues to the point where bel “Whoever controls the press proclaims that it is free.
Bacque othsr simply distorted the context beyond all recognition. This is about one of the real holocausts.
Other Losses by James Bacque
Unfortunately, all of this is documented and I refuted. However, this practice was apparently stopped as impractical, and all copies of the POW forms, roughly eight million, were destroyed.
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In the end, Bacque usually resorts to conspiracy theories to salvage his outrageous charges. Who were the “good guys. Bischoff stated that, even in Bacque’s later released American edition, “Bacque refuses to address the overwhelming evidence that there had been a great shortage of food in central Europe, beyond admitting that there was a food crisis in Germany in ” and “but again he turns the evidence on its head when he charges that ‘Allied food policy [no longer does he heap the blame on the Americas alone, as in his Canadian edition] deliberately hampered the Germans in attempting to feed themselves.
Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. See all 74 reviews. Set up a giveaway. Cowdrey stated that Bacque’s methodology for determining just the “Other Losses” figures was also “slipshod”, with Bacque filling gaps in the records where no “other losses” were recorded by “comput[ing] the number of deaths by applying the death rate given in Army statistics for another period to the known number of prisoners at hand.
The title of Other Losses derives from a column of figures in weekly U. I have been reading about WWII history for at least 60 years.
Yet despite the widespread construction work carried out after the war, not a single one of these legions of dead was found.
Paperbackpages. The evidence appears pretty solid, and it is well known in Germany at least – I heard about it when I lived there from ”82 that the population level of Germans dropped by about 3 million between ”48 for unaccountable reasons.
He had badly underestimated the number of German soldiers surrendering to the Western Allies; more than five million, instead of the anticipated three million as German soldiers crossed the Elbe River to escape the Russians.
Command to another U. How about the average calorie count? The book claims that there was a “method of genocide” in the banning of Red Cross inspectors, the returning of food aid, the policy regarding shelter building, and soldier ration policy.