The first UK publication of a widely admired study of a Nazi extermination squad, subtitled "Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland". Drawing on records and interviews of a large proportion of the unit, a chilling picture emerges of how easily ordinary men can be trained to perform acts of genocide and murder. "Finely focussed and stunningly powerful" "New York Times".
Christopher Browning has also written THE FINAL SOLUTION AND THE FOREIGN OFFICE and FATEFUL MONTHS: ESSAYS ON THE EMERGENCE OF THE FINAL SOLUTION. Heteaches at the University of North Carolina.