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The SS: Alibi of a Nation, 1922-1945
The SS: Alibi of a Nation, 1922-1945
By Gerald Reitlinger
Viking, 1957, 502 pp
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An able, scholarly and full history of the principal instrument of Nazi terror. As the subtitle indicates, the author does not accept the theory that the S.S. alone was responsible for or aware of the atrocities of the Hitler era.