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Britain and the Holocaust: Remembering and Representing War by Caroline Sharples, Olaf Jensen

By Caroline Sharples, Olaf Jensen

How has Britain understood the Holocaust? This interdisciplinary quantity explores renowned narratives of the second one international conflict and cultural representations of the Holocaust from the Nuremberg trials of 1945-6, to the institution of a countrywide memorial day via the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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77. Charles Coward, testimonial statement for Nuremberg IG Farben hearings, 1947–1948. IWM Documents section. Item ref: NI 11695. Ibid. Ibid. George Longdon, Testimonial statement for Nuremberg IG Farben hearings, 1947–1948. Source: IWM Documents section. Item ref: NI 11703. David Alexander, Testimonial statement for Nuremberg IG Farben hearings, 1947–1948. IWM Documents section. Item ref: NI 11698. White, ‘ “Even in Auschwitz . . Humanity Could Prevail” ’, 279. Little, Allies in Auschwitz, 78.

18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. ‘No One Believed What We Had Seen’ had spoken with former comrades about their experiences (but not with each other) and their memories appeared, in the main, to be reliable as I crossreferenced their recollections with the affidavits written shortly after the war. My interviews with Bishop started in 2006. It was the first time he had ever spoken about his time at E715 Auschwitz and his comments were again cross-referenced with the other sources. Robert Ferris, Testimonial statement for Nuremberg IG Farben hearings, 1947–1948, Imperial War Museum (IWM) Documents section.

18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. ‘No One Believed What We Had Seen’ had spoken with former comrades about their experiences (but not with each other) and their memories appeared, in the main, to be reliable as I crossreferenced their recollections with the affidavits written shortly after the war. My interviews with Bishop started in 2006. It was the first time he had ever spoken about his time at E715 Auschwitz and his comments were again cross-referenced with the other sources. Robert Ferris, Testimonial statement for Nuremberg IG Farben hearings, 1947–1948, Imperial War Museum (IWM) Documents section.

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