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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Oct 11, Frank Butry rated it really liked it. The Globe and Mail — June 21, When abcque seems so, the price is purchased at the price of accuracy. From there we have a real-life thriller, complete with security forces bullying aged witnesses.
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The book Other Losses by James Bacque, which helped to set off the … postwar Germany are included in the program. Ambrose noted that Bacque is a Canadian novelist with no previous historical research or writing experience.
Time Magazine Monday, Oct. General Dwight Eisenhower intentionally caused the deaths by starvation or exposure of around a million German prisoners of war held in Western internment camps briefly after the Second World War.
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This revised edition of Other Losses presents all The first edition of this bxcque 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 after World War II. The general loosses sends military aircraft to pick up oranges for breakfast while prisoners are starving is especially memorable.
The title of Other Losses derives from a column of figures in weekly U. Mar 30, Greta marked it as not-to-read.
Excellent seller, item arrived as described. This revised edition of Other Losses presents all the relevant new material on the deaths plus new evidence of the suppression of truth by Western academics, press, and governments.
Bacque described his other witness, John Foster, as a camp guard “in charge of the work detail of fifty men, Germans and Americans, who did nothing all day but drag bodies out of the camp. But he also revealed something else that should be investigated further.
Share your thoughts with other customers. For the most part, Bacque’s book is not very original at all. And all the while a suppliant press does nothing to uncover the outrage. It clearly shows that there are There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
InBacque visited the newly-opened KGB archives where he discovered more evidence to support his claim. Postwar Soviet POW evidence was discredited when the KGB opened its archives in the s and an additionalGerman soldiers and 93, civilians previously recorded as missing were found to be listed as dying in the Soviet camps.
All Europe went on rations for the next three years, including Britainuntil the food crisis was over. Army had plenty of surplus tents which could have been issued.
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In a letter, General Everett Hughes stated that there were “more stocks than we can ever use; stretch as far as eye can see. The book cites orders from Eisenhower which stipulated that the Germans would be solely responsible for feeding and maintaining the DEFs, however, he then prevented any aid from reaching them.
Army employed a number of methods to reduce the number of prisoners officially on hand. Holds Eisenhower responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of unarmed Germans in prison camps at World War II’s end. Eric rated it really liked it Apr 22, What if the unchecked decline of western lksses continues to the point where believing Christians are thought without any proof to be a hazard to the public at large.
The books makes it clear that the Nazis were not the only brutes and killers. Open Preview See a Problem? Perhaps he can try the interviewing techniques that he employed in Other Losses —namely putting words in the mouths of selective eyewitnesses.
Historians Gunter Bischof and Brian Loring Villa stated that a research report from the panel “soundly refuted the charges of Other Lossesespecially Bacque’s fanciful handling of statistics. It is not necessary to review here Bacque’s extravagant statistical claims which are the heart of his conspiracy theory. Return to Book Page. Books Non-Fiction Other Losses.
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As a consequence of those and other shortcomings, the book “makes charges that are demonstrably absurd. The Hidden History of How the U. Few others will do so. And to think that it might al be true Lauben as the source for the claim that the “other losses” weekly report column covered up deaths. Army was reporting 3. One turns from them feeling only embarrassment for ,osses author who naively grounds his thesis upon them.