Eugen Kogon, the author or this book, was a left-wing German political prisoner at Buchenwald concentration camp. Throughout this book, he praises left-wing. Eugen Kogon (February 2, – December 24, ) was a historian and a survivor of the Holocaust. A well-known Christian opponent of the Nazi Party. Eugen Kogon. (Munich) – (Falkenstein). Professor for Scientific Politics. “To this day, at the age of seventy-one, it still happens to me that I thrash .

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Truth does not fear investigation. He quickly turned away from Konrad Adenauer ‘s CDU, which was not interested in communal ownership and nationalization of key industries. It is a good read, but I did not learn anything new and found it much less rel This is an evidence gathering report that was submitted by Eugen Kogon after the war and, as such, is quite dry.

Probably the most insightful book about the structure of German Concentration Camps I have read. Assuring the Goyim never get out of line out of fear of being called a “Nazi” as they throw billions in aid at their feet.

Thus the emphasis on emigration in the earlier parts of the Nazi regime, and the quite mad but apparently ,ogon plan to relocate the Jews to Madagascar. Kogon was known in Germany as a journalist, sociologist, political scientist, author, and politician. The qualifications largely correlated with the innate characteristics of the types of individuals who were already drawn to such a position and rank to begin with.

Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! He kogom in detail that the purpose of the Nazi state was largely to develop and protect, with all methods of power, a German system of rules based solely upon race.


The Theory and Practice of Hell: The German Concentration Camps and the System Behind Them

Fascinating and horrific but a must read lest we forget. His description of the daily routine of the inmates brings awe to readers because of the vigorous activities that such unfortunate individuals had to endure.

After describing the nature of the SS state, and the SS themselves, Kogon begins a description koon the purpose, character and number of the German concentration camps.

Consequently, the mental stability of the inmates, after entering the camp, was greatly distorted, allowing them to be compelled, in most cases, to succumb to the power, often without any resistance.

Eugen Kogon The Theory And Practice Of Hell

Despite this intensive involvement with the past, Kogon primarily chose to look ahead, toward building a new society—one that would blend with Kogon’s convictions of Christianity and socialism. I actually can’t believe I finished it.

The inmates, on the other hand, found themselves thrust into a world of devaluation which proved to be detrimental to their mental capacity.

Themis-Athena Lioness at Large. I found this book lying around after finishing In the Garden of Beastsand thought that there was no time like the present to read it. This was one of the first books to try to explain the Holocaust as a total event to a mass audience, and it was appropriately written by a survivor, who had gone on to research the facts of the system he had suffered under.

They have nothing, kogln “normal” for them. Dec 03, Les Wolf rated it it was amazing. Be the first to ask a question about The Theory and Practice of Hell.

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Jan 17, Matt Glaviano rated it really liked it Shelves: In andKogon was arrested in Germany twice on charges of resistance to National Socialism.

He began serving as the program’s moderator in March He feels dissolved and sheltered a he follows the trend of the whole, even into the abyss.

Eugen Kogon – Technische Universität Darmstadt

This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat The Social Psychology of the Holocaust. This demonstrates that Nazi plans for genocide of large numbers kogoj peoples besides Jews e.

It gives numbers, dates, stats, but it also gives you the personal judgement of Kogon, who was a prisoner himself for six years. Eugene Kogon did not set out to write a sensationalist account in order to shock and inspire pity. Maintaining a theme of death, the discussion of experimentation inside the camp shows the realities of the dreaded wards 46 and 50 in which Dr.

With the discussion of discipline in the camp one gets a feeling for the pain that inmates must have felt.

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At Buchenwald, Kogon spent part euen his time working as a clerk for camp doctor Erwin Ding-Schulerwho headed up the typhus experimentation ward there. It is written in the tone of eugne coroner’s report dissecting the remains of a murder victim. They received no payment whatever. February 2in Munich, Germany. Later, Kogon supported the Eastern policy of the Social-Liberal coalition and actively promoted reconciliation with Poland and the Soviet Union.