Collaboration During World War II: Collaboration with the Axis Powers During World War Ii, Gregorij Roman, Wang Jingwei Regime

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General Books, 2010 - 110 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 39. Chapters: Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II, Reorganized National Government of China, Quisling regime, Ukrainian collaborationism with the Axis powers, Slovene Home Guard, Nachtigall Battalion, Axis-Cham Albanian collaboration, Camp de Rivesaltes, Blue Police, Ukrainische Hilfspolizei, Roland Battalion, Latvian Auxiliary Police, 201st Schutzmannschaft Battalion, Lyenko Urbanchich, Hellenic State, Russian collaborationism with the Axis powers, Szmalcownik, Sonderabteilung Lola, Belarusian Auxiliary Police, HIPO Corps, Belarusian collaborationism with the Axis powers, Legija Smrti, Fighting for Freedom. Excerpt: Within nations occupied by the Axis Powers, some citizens, driven by nationalism, ethnic hatred, anti-communism, anti-Semitism or opportunism, knowingly engaged in collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II. Some of these collaborationists committed the worst crimes and atrocities of the Holocaust. Collaboration ranged from urging the civilian population to remain calm and accept foreign occupation without conflict, organizing trade, production, financial and economic support to joining various branches of the armed forces of the Axis powers or special "national" military units fighting under their command. The Nazis did not consider everyone equally fit for cooperation. Even people from closely related nations were often valued differently in accordance with Nazi racial theories. The Jews were considered to be worst of all nations and thus unfit for cooperation, although some were used in concentration camps as Kapos to report on other prisoners and enforce order. Others governed ghettos and helped organize deportations to extermination camps (Jewish Ghetto Police). See also: Axis-Cham Albanian collaboration In April 1943, Reichsfuhrer-SS Heinrich Himmler created the 21st Waffen Mounta...

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