Frauen : German women recall the Third Reich / by Alison Owings

Author(s): Owings, Alison
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Subjects: World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, German
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Germany
Women--Germany--Interviews
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1993
LC Classification: D
Physical Description: xxxix, 494 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction
A Note about Language, Translation, and Truth
Idealism and Chasm / Margarete (Margrit) Fischer, , , 1
Motherhood Times Ten, and Food to Spare / Wilhelmine Haferkamp 17
A Matter of Fate / Marianne Karlsruhen 32
National Socialism and Christianity / Ursula Meyer-Semlies 54
Retrospective Guilt / Liselotte Otting 68
The History Lesson / Mathilde Mundt 83
An "Exotic" Past / Verena Groth 99
A Cosmopolitan View of the World / Maria von Lingen 116
Learning How Communism Works / Irene Burchert 137
Solidarity and Survival / Charlotte (Lotte) Muller 155
"We Did Love Our Fuhrer, Really!" / Ellen Frey 172
Before, During, and After the Firebombing / Ursula Kretzschmar 185
The Ambivalence of Avoidance / Martha Brixius 197
From the Emperor to a Mud Hole / Margarete (Gretl) Sasowski 214
Rural Perspectives / Barbara Amschel, Anna Lieb, Anna Maier 231
A Modest Woman of the Resistance / Freya von Moltke 245
The Schisms of a "Flakwaffenhelferin" / Erna Tietz 266
On Megalomaniacs and Little People / Anna Rigl 284
Dissident Clergy and Dissident Actions / Emmi Heinrich 299
A Job in Its Own Category / Anna Fest 313
A Child Not of the Times / Karma Rauhut 342
"A Very Unpolitical Woman" / Anne Hepp 357
"I Was Alone. And I Had the Whole City Against Me." / Margret Blersch 366
"I Am Never Dishonest." / Regina Frankenfeld 387
Life as a Cabaret / Christine (Tini) Weihs 412
A Natural Matter of Friendship / Erna Dubnack 431
Talking about Silence / Rita Kuhn 451
Conclusion 468
Glossary 477
Acknowledgments 481
Index 485
Notes: LCCN: 92042097
ISBN: 0813519926 :$24.95
ISBN: 0813522005 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 27071477
ISBN/ISSN: 0813519926
0813522005