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  • Paperback
  • 272
  • The Pink Triangle The Nazi War Against Homosexuals
  • Richard Plant
  • English
  • 12 February 2019
  • 9780805006001

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Richard Plant Ð 9 Characters Review É E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ð Richard Plant The Pink Triangle The Nazi War Against Homosexuals Read ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub This is the first comprehensive book in English on the fate of the homosexuals in Nazi Germany The author a German refugee examines the climate and conditions that gave rise to a vicious campaign against Germany's gays as directed by Himmler and his SS persecution that resulted in tens of thousands of ar. Under the Nazi regime homosexual men were confined to death camps where they were forced to wear pink triangles as a symbol of their crime They were at the bottom of the camp hierarchy brutalized and abused past the point of human endurance In this book the horror of life in the Nazi s concentration camps is revealed through diaries interviews with and letters from survivorsEvery school child learns that the Nazis tried to exterminate the Jews Few are told of the other segments of undesirables who were forced into the same fate The Roma Gypsies political prisoners and homosexual men were among those also targeted for extinctionSo many young gay people today don t realize the important significance of the pink triangle they think it just another symbol of pride and don t realize that it has been reclaimed from a horrific history in which many men died for their sexuality This book helps the common reader understand why Hitler began his hateful anti homosexual campaignThrough the survivor s stories it paints a vivid portrait not only of the despicable depths of hatred to which men can sink but it also shows us the undefeatable spirit of the human race to withstand and move on from such adversity I cannot recommend this book enough it is only through realizing what we have been through that we learn what we will be able to overcome

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Richard Plant Ð 9 Characters Review É E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ð Richard Plant The Pink Triangle The Nazi War Against Homosexuals Read ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ters from survivors revealing how the anti homosexual campaign was conducted the crackpot homophobic fantasies that fueled it the men who made it possible and those who were its victims this chilling book sheds light on a corner of twentieth century history that has been hidden in the shadows much too lo. A powerful introduction to an underdiscussed topic Details prevailing attitudes in Germany on homosexuality starting with homophobic statute Paragraph 175 originating during the German unification of 1871 discussing Hitler s murder of SA head Ernst Roehm who was himself gay setting up the shift in the balance of power to the SS and culminating in the violent persecution of gay men both in civil society and inside the concentration campsAuthor Robert Plant spends significant time on Nazi chief architect Heinrich Himmler and his rationale for persecution of homosexuals including a desire to build an Aryan utopia out of essentially eugenicist policies that encourage procreation among men and womenPlant also details the fraught relations that developed between guards inmates who acted as go betweens who would sometimes proffer food or protection for gay inmates in exchange for sexual favors and the prisonersPlant starts and ends with personal anecdotes of his own life journey his socialist Jewish doctor father s early release from prison and avoidance of severe punishment that would occur during the Reich s later years his emigration to university in Switzerland and eventually fleeing to the States and his search for dear friends as part of his research on this historyThough published in 1986 the text still maintains a sense of urgency and currency and encourages the reader to investigate further research done on the topic since then Bravo to Plant for this groundbreaking work

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