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Week 15: Defeat, Occupation and Division

Seminar Questions:

  • How did ordinary Germans experience the defeat of the Third Reich?

    "An Open Road for the Marshall Plan" (c. 1948)

  • Which main changes did the Allies introduce to overcome Nazism in Germany?
  • How successful were attempts at ‘de-Nazification’ (compare the attitude and tactics of different occupying forces)?

Reading List:

Required Reading:

Primary Sources:


Further Reading: