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Kastner Brand mission Vrba-Wetzlar Report German pop itself – crimes of the Nazis were crimes committed by fanatics in the name of german ppl not by the german ppl – these killers do not represent the german ppl. German ppl claimed they did not know what was going on. Did not participate and ignorant – very convenient. What did germans know and feel about what was going on – difficult to know bc tgermany is a dictatorship, but the 3 rd reich wanted to be a pop dictatorship so it had to mobilize ppl on behalf of the regime so the regime had to know how ppl felt the SD had a vast network of informants and info collecting personnel, SD mood reports, SOPADE reports, letters, diaries SD mood reports – crucical source for knowing what was going on inside Germany – how honest is the regime itself they need to know the truth to adopt policy but they also want to report what their superior wants to hear, to what degree does it reflect reality SOPADE reports – gathered by german socialist party in exile, they have the opposite goal
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course HIST 262 taught by Professor Browning during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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