German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields
By Wendy Lower
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780547863382, 288pp.)
Publication Date: October 8, 2013
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A revelatory new history of the role of German women in the Holocaust, not only as plunderers and direct witnesses, but as actual killers on the eastern front during World War II.
WENDY LOWER is the John K. Roth Chair of History at Claremont McKenna College and research associate of the Ludwig Maximillians Universitat in Munich. A historical consultant for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, she has conducted archival research and field work on the Holocaust for twenty years. She lives with her family in Los Angeles, CA, and Munich, Germany.
"A virtuosic feat of scholarship." -- Kirkus Reviews