The Villa, The Lake, The Meeting

The Villa, The Lake, The Meeting : Wannsee and the Final Solution

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At a villa on the shore of the Wannsee, a lake in suburban Berlin, on 20th January 1942 one of the most terrible meetings in human history convened. Chaired by Reinhard Heydrich and organised and minuted by Adolf Eichmann, it brought together representatives of all the principal Nazi agencies in eastern Europe. Pooling the expertise of those present, Heydrich created the plan that would let Europe 'be combed through from west to east' for Jews and which would put the Final Solution on a rational and industrial footing.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 12mm | 154g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index, notes
  • 9780141003955
  • 451,253

Table of contents

"Perhaps the most shameful document"; "Mein Kampf" to mass murder, 1919-41; mass murder to genocide; the villa, the lake, the meeting; a largely successful day. Appendix: the protocol.
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About Mark Roseman

Mark Roseman is Professor of History at the University of Southampton. His last book, also published by Penguin, was THE PAST IN HIDING.
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