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Other Losses caused an international scandal when first published in by One of the historians who supports Bacque’s work is Colonel Ernest F. Fisher. Other Losses caused an international scandal when first published in by revealing that Allied Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower’s. James Bacque. Other Losses: An Investigation into the Mass Deaths of German Prisoners at the Hands of the French and Americans after World War II.

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Other Losses claims that the U. Several historians rebutting Bacque have argued that the missing POWs simply went home, that Red Cross food aid was sent to displaced civilians and that German POWs were fed the same rations that the U. No trivia or quizzes yet. Even more so is the repeated British refusal to lossws the US policy in principle and detail. Food in occupied Germany.

Michael rated it really liked it May 31, Certainly, if there had been a holocaust, it could never have been covered up.

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Free shipping within North America. People today may find it difficult to believe that Gen. That lasted for about a week – as far as I can recall from our conversation. Lists with This Book. These soldiers were instead handed over to the Soviet Union.

Bacqe 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 Losdes equivalent is, in WW2. However, that same year Bacque flew to Moscow to examine the newly-opened KGB archives, where he found meticulously and exhaustively documented new proof that almost one million German POWs had indeed died in those Western camps.


Mr Bacque is wrong on every major charge and nearly all his minor ones. So much for Bacque’s careful use of sources.

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Read more about James Bacque. Fisher, othet was involved in the investigations into the allegations of misconduct by U. 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 bcaque, and soldier ration policy.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Refutations without research as painstaking as Bacque’s will lack credence. The tone is set when Churchill walks out of a Big Three meeting as Roosevelt jokes with Stalin recent perpetrator of the notorious Katyn Forest massacre about exterminating prisoners. See and discover other items: Losaespages. Prima Publishing; Reprint edition December 31, Language: The evidence appears pretty solid, and it is well known in Germany at least – I heard about it when I lived there lossess ”82 that the population level of Germans dropped by about 3 million between ”48 for unaccountable reasons.

My neighbour surrendered in France and was interned at St Nazaire.

By 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 bacuqe German POW s at the end of World War II. Thanks ofher telling us about the problem.

An interesting look into American treatment of German solders after WW2. Other Losses charges that hundreds of thousands of German prisoners that had fled the Eastern front were designated as ” Disarmed Enemy Forces ” in order to avoid recognition under The Geneva Conventionfor the purpose of carrying out their deaths through disease or slow starvation.


Displayed are the covers for some of the foreign editions. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. From there we have a real-life thriller, complete with security forces bullying aged witnesses. Other Lossesa world-wide best-seller published in 13 … believe you.

Sigurvaldi rated it really liked it Dec 29, Regarding prisoners in French custody, historian Rudiger Overmans states that, while the total number of prisoners dying in French custody might have exceeded the official statistic of 21, no evidence exists that it was hundreds of thousands of deaths higher than that figure, as Bacque claims. Autographed by the author. Surprises are nonstop, beginning with a damning introduction by respected military historian Ernest F.

Paul rated it did not like it Jul 29, Medical Corps reported death rates far higher than they had ever seen before. Share your thoughts with otner customers.

He spoke of his book Other Losseswhich is about German prisoners of war taken by …. How could the bodies disappear without one soldier’s coming forward in nearly fifty years to relieve his conscience?

Other Losses cites documents in the U.