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    101 and the Final Solution in Poland, written by Christopher R. Browning, seeks to understand the police officers behind the blitzkrieg against Polish Jews during the German military offensive of 1942. Rather than focus on the liquidation of major ghettos in Warsaw and in Lodz, this study focuses on the smaller towns and villages that included significant Jewish populations in Central Poland. By examining indictments and judgements from legal documents obtained from the Central Agency for the State Administration of Justice in Ludwigsburg, Browning is able to illustrate the roles played by the individuals comprising Police Battalion 101 in the destruction of Polish Jewry. Browning offers a multilayered approach by examining the psychology of the police…

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    include the decision making process, and still have yet to find concrete answers. Decision making is essential to human nature because individuals need to make basic decisions to survive, or get through important events in their lives. The decision to comply with traffic lights, for example, ensures that car users don't kill each other at intersections. Christopher Browning’s novel, Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland, uses records from the trials of Nazi…

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    In Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 And The Final Solution Christopher Browning systematically searches through historical records to trace the actions of the Nazi police Battalion 101. This battalion consisted of older, middle-aged men who joined the police battalion to avoid conscription and the frontline, by all means these men were normal and respectable however, during the Final Solution they were turned into hardened killers. Browning evaluates the factors that these men…

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    Ordinary Men Book Review

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    Abby Mangefrida History 339 April 2, 2017 Ordinary Men Christopher Browning’s Ordinary Men follows the tasks of Police Battalion 101, a division of the Nazi paramilitary Order Police, which operated as a mass execution squad from 1941 to 1942. The battalion consisted of primarily working class middle aged men of German descent. The majority of the men were neither Nazi party members nor people with military or police experience. Their selection for the Order Police was largely due to their…

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    things. Christopher Browning shows us an example of a group of normal men who committed terrible crimes. He also offers insight on who the men really were in their lives before the war. The book begins with Browning giving us statistics on the Holocaust in Poland. He reinforces the fact that most of the killing happened in Poland which required…

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    book, Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland, Christopher Browning discloses the real story of the people who were ordered to execute the horrific acts and points out real criminals of the Holocaust. Browning opens Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland by providing…

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    In Doris Bergen’s book, “War and Genocide,” she explains how the Holocaust happened in terms of how a house burns down. “Three things are required,” she writes; kindling, a spark to start the fire, and complying weather. In terms of the Holocaust, deeply seeded antisemitism, Nazism, and a public of bystanders and followers respectively. Most historians agree on these three implementing factors, however historians still tend to have differing opinions about the individuals who caused the…

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    Ordinary Men written by Christopher R. Browning is a book about Reserve Police Battalion 101 and their role in the Holocaust. It details how a group of middle aged, average men went from barely being able to pull the trigger to having no remorse when exterminating the Jewish population in Poland. Battalion 101’s story starts at the Jozefow massacre where many men were unable to kill the Jewish population. The book then details the rest of Battalion 101’s duties during the Second World War. The…

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    to start the chemical reaction by forcing the substrates into an unstable transition state. In order to make sure the substrates fit, enzymes are able to mold their half-moon shape to fit around the substrates. Changing its shape allows the enzyme to force the substrates closer together in just the right way to allow the electrons to interact (Freeman, 2014). The first experiment was conducted using an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase that was extracted from a potato. This enzyme is…

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    Lament Poem Analysis

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    soon the USA and UK interfered by bombing Iraq. The word lament is an elegy this word is an expression that is used to show sorrow or grief. The title of the poem is Lament; the writer did this purpose as the poem is related to lamented people, events, creatures and other things that were hurt in the war. This poem reveals the different effects and the burdens faced by the people and the world. Mid-Term break is poem that is written by Seamus Heaney, He is a great poet, playwright and a…

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