"Barbarossa,the absolute war" by Jean Lopez

May 2017
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France
Hello everybody and dear specialists.What do you think about the new book,"1941,Barbarossa the absolute war" (editions "Passes composes" 956 pages) ?
 
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Ichon

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Mar 2013
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Link? At least the name of the author? I guess that title is English translation of something else?
 
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May 2017
1,194
France
Sorry ,i wasn t clear."Barbarossa,la guerre absolue" (edit;Passes Composes,2019,956 pages) authors:Juan Lopez and Lasha Okthmezuri.Lopez is the author of numerous books about the East front:"Stalingrad","Koursk","Tcherkassy","Berlin","Joukov" etc...
 
May 2017
1,194
France
In the french press,the book is considered as opening the discussion about the possibility of a german victory,without the big political errors of Hitler:
1) Opposition of Hitler to the creation of an antibolshevik state,which would have been formed with functionaries anticommunists.
2) Deep contempt of Hitler against the slavic populations,considered as "untermenschen".
3) Obssession of the extermination of the jews.
4) Opposition to the reintroduction of the private property,which could permit to recuperate the "koulaks".
5) Organization of the extermination of the soviets prisoners,without considering their nationalities.
 

MG1962a

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Mar 2019
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Kansas
In the french press,the book is considered as opening the discussion about the possibility of a german victory,without the big political errors of Hitler:
1) Opposition of Hitler to the creation of an antibolshevik state,which would have been formed with functionaries anticommunists.
2) Deep contempt of Hitler against the slavic populations,considered as "untermenschen".
3) Obssession of the extermination of the jews.
4) Opposition to the reintroduction of the private property,which could permit to recuperate the "koulaks".
5) Organization of the extermination of the soviets prisoners,without considering their nationalities.
This kind of discussion has come up before. The overriding point that came from those discussions, if Hitler had avoided those pitfalls you mentioned. He would no longer be Hitler, driven by his party ideology.