James bacque book other losses germany

Oct, 2011 fisher has vigorously defended the book from many attackers and has agreed to attend and to speak. Eisenhower imposes starvation on surrendered german soldiers interned in death camps. Other losses is a 1989 book by canadian writer james bacque, in which bacque alleges that u. Yet, other losses, for several months now a bestseller in canada and germany, has been rejected by over thirty publishers in this country. Principal events relating to this book 1939 september 1.

Jul 18, 2016 james bacque was born and educated at upper canada college and trinity college in toronto. Other losses onehour documentary film on dvd by james bacque. Other losses charges that hundreds of thousands of german prisoners that had fled the eastern front were designated as disarmed enemy forces in order to avoid recognition under the geneva convention, for the purpose of. Was it really a war crime thousands of germans died in. Feb 24, 1991 the canadian book, i should say immediately, carries a jacket blurb from me that was taken out of context and used without permission. Canadian historian james bacques new book, crimes and mercies little, brown, is a sequel to his 1989 work other losses. Other losses onehour documentary film on dvd james bacque.

His best sellers other losses and crimes and mercies revealed massive atrocities against the german people after the second world war. Canadian historian james bacques new book, crimes and mercies, is a sequel to his 1989 work other losses. The launch will be held in washington in the marriott hotel where drucker plans to present a. The book other losses by james bacque, which helped to set off the postwar germany are included in the program. An investigation into the mass deaths of german prisoners at the hands of the french and americans after world war ii bacque, james isbn. An attempted book length disputation of other losses, was published in 1992, featuring essays by british, american and german revisionist historians eisenhower and the german pows. Russia invades poland winter 19391940 massacre of polish army officers by russians at i germany was left out.

Those who have studied the history of postworld war ii occupation of germany will al. The notorious rheinwiesenlager thousands of germans died. Other losses, by james bacque september 18, 2015 seldom has the publication of a historical monograph on a subject ordinarily of interest only to a few specialists the treatment of prisoners of war received so much attention or excited so much anger as james bacque s other losses. Jun 06, 2019 james bacque discusses his devastating research into allied war crimes against a defeated germany in postworld war two europe, as detailed in his most famous book, other losses.

Bacque s only witness for the charge that other losses was a coverup term for deaths has twice repudiated what mr. The fate of german civilians under allied occupation 19441950 by eric blair. Fisher, a former senior historian with the united states army, in the foreword to james bacques explosive new book, other losses. Ike and the disappearing atrocities the new york times. This book is an anthology of pointbypoint refutations concerning james bacques previous work other losses. James bacque discusses his indepth research into the fate of. An investigation into the mass deaths of german prisoners at the hands of the french and americans after world war ii 3rd ed.

James bacque was born and educated at upper canada college and trinity college in toronto. In 1989, a littleknown canadian novelist, james bacque, published other losses, alleging that 800,000, almost certainly over 900,000 and quite likely over a million german servicemen died from. Bacque alleges that general eisenhower intentionally caused the deaths by starvation or exposure of around a million german prisoners of war. I selected bacques book because the plight of the germans after the. Max klaar, who is the president of verband deutscher soldaten. Bacque, a fiction writer, and amateur historian, found himself investigating what he saw as very disturbing deception and grievous disregard for life that lead to the death of probably over 1 million germans. For 45 years, historians have never disputed a massive survey conducted over four years by the government of chancellor konrad adenauer, which stated that some 1.

An attempted booklength disputation of other losses, was published in 1992, featuring essays by british, american and german revisionist historians eisenhower and the german pows. Bacque contends that american and french forces, under the command of general eisenhower, intentionally caused the deaths of more than 800,000 german prisoners through maltreatment, exposure and starvation. Other losses charges that hundreds of thousands of german prisoners that had fled the eastern front were. The first edition of this controversial book caused an international s. An investigation into the mass deaths of german prisoners at the hands of the french and americans after world war ii bacque, james on. These two volumes are the last books in a series i have read over a few decades which have taught me the truth about world war two and the monsters and parasites who started the conflict. However, that same year bacque flew to moscow to examine the newlyopened kgb archives, where he found meticulously and exhaustively documented new proof that almost one million german. Other losses by james bacque he spoke of his book other losseswhich is about german prisoners of war taken by. Before julian assange and edward snowden amazed the world with their revelations of us secrets, james bacque published his book other losses. That a victor was able to hide and still continues to deny the savage treatment of german soldiers and civilians after winning wwii is a horrendous example of too much power placed into the hands of willful and devious men. Sep 20, 2011 james bacque james bacque is a novelist, book editor, essayist and historian whose work has helped raise awareness in human rights issues associated with war crimes, particularly spurring debate on and research into the treatment of german pows at the end of world war ii. Other losses military wiki fandom powered by wikia. Oct 17, 2017 this film, based on james bacques books, other losses and crimes and mercies, uses eyewitness accounts and documentary evidence to tell the story accurately and compassionately.

Using recently released documents from the usa and. Much of the controversy over these camps is centered around a book published by james bacque in 1989 titled other losses. The following paragraph was inserted on 20080402 by james bacque in the entry about him on wikipedia to inform readers of several important and relevant facts that eliminate the credibility of the two chief sources of criticism of bacques book other losses. The shocking truth behind the mass deaths of disarmed german soldiers and civilians under general eisenhowers command 9781559581738. Bacques previous work other losses postulates there were an. An investigation into the mass deaths of german prisoners at the hands of the french and americans after world war ii. For germany, the end of world war ii occurred officially on 8th may 1945. Feb 05, 2020 other losses is a 1989 book by canadian writer james bacque, alleging that u. James bacque discusses his devastating research into allied war crimes against a defeated germany in postworld war two europe, as detailed in his most famous book, other losses. However, that same year bacque flew to moscow to examine the newlyopened kgb archives, where he found meticulously and exhaustively documented new proof that almost one million german pows had indeed died in those western camps. An investigation into the mass deaths of german prisoners at the hands of. Other losses, a worldwide bestseller published in believe you.

James bacque s other losses, and, crimes and mercies, are true eyeopeners to allied policy during and after world war two. James bacques first book, other losses, ignited an ongoing debate concerning the fate of germans captured at the close of wwii. Other losses and crimes and mercies, both accounts of the astonishing history of the allied massacres in postwar germany, have been sold worldwide. An investigation into the mass deaths of german prisoners at the hands of the french and. This edition contains a new epilogue and a new appendix not previously published in the original canadian edition of this book. My father was for 2 years imprisoned first by the americans in germany than in south france from where he was released in 1947. The first clues were uncovered in 1986 by the author james bacque and his assistant. Other losses caused an international scandal when first published in 1989 by revealing that allied supreme commander dwight eisenhowers policies caused the death. And yet, james bacque keeps ferreting out more information that makes his arguments more convincing all the time. Britain and france declare war on germany september 10. James bacque introduced the latest edition of his book, other losses.

Thus when other losses came out in 1989, alleging deaths of about one million in french and american camps that left about 500,000 to be accounted for. Other losses the reader wiki, reader view of wikipedia. Ironically, james bacques sensationalist book other losses probably was a cause for this revival of pow research in germany and elsewhere, too, since it pointed out that this chapter of world war. Other losses caused an international scandal when first published in by revealing that allied supreme commander dwight eisenhowers. However, that same year bacque flew to moscow to examine the newlyopened kgb archives, where he found. It is currently available only by mail from the ihr and to those who are able to visit canada. During his long literary career he was a journalist, book editor macmillan of canada, and publisher newpress. The notorious rheinwiesenlager thousands of germans died in. The book other losses toronto, 1989 by james bacque, which helped to set off the investigation, is being reissued in an american edition in october. James bacques other losses a deeply flawed book position. In 1989 james bacque published other losses, a shocking account of the treatment of german pows at the end of world war ii. Bacque s book, and the reception it has been accorded in the united states, raises a number of questions.

He has written novels, essays, short stories, a biography, a play and books on the history of postwar germany. This updated third edition of other losses exists not to accuse, but to remind us that no country can claim an inherent innocence of or exemption from the cruelties of war. James bacque james bacque is a novelist, book editor, essayist and historian whose work has helped raise awareness in human rights issues associated with war crimes, particularly spurring debate on and research into the treatment of german pows at the end of world war ii. Nov 08, 2019 james bacques other losses, and, crimes and mercies, are true eyeopeners to allied policy during and after world war two.

An attempted booklength disputation of other losses, was published in 1992, featuring essays by british, american and german revisionist. James bacque, born and educated in toronto, is a former journalist, book editor macmillan of canada and publisher newpress. The fate of german civilians under allied occupation 19441950, little, brown. James bacque was widely criticised after publishing other losses, which exposed world war iiwar crimes committed by the us under dwight eisenhower, alleging that at least 800,000 germans mostly soldiers died in camps run by the allies mainly by the us, illegally deprived of the protections of the geneva convention. He has worked in literature and history since he published his first novel the lonely ones, in 1969. In similar french camps some 250,000 more are said to have perished. The worldwide bestseller book other losses has become a onehour documentary film which you can buy right now right here in a brandnew dvd suitable for north. The shocking truth behind the mass deaths of disarmed german soldiers and civilians under general eisenhowers command 9781559580991. James bacque, 19292019 who was born and educated in toronto, was a former journalist, book editor macmillan of canada and publisher newpress. Other losses is a 1989 book by canadian writer james bacque, alleging that u. James bacque, author of the book other losses which documents what happened in those camps, and us major merrit drucker.

Other losses onehour documentary film on dvd by james. Eisenhower intentionally caused the deaths by starvation. Eisenhower intentionally caused the deaths by starvation or exposure of around a million german prisoners of war held in western internment camps briefly after the second world war. A lengthy critique of other losses bacque and us army historian fishers reply to ambrose. Other losses the hidden history of germany after 1945. General dwight eisenhower intentionally caused the deaths by starvation or exposure of around a million german prisoners of war held in western internment camps briefly after the second world war. A number of renowned international historians attempt to debunk most of bacques assertions of allied malice in starving 750,000 to a million german pows after the conclusion of the war. There was widespread mistreatment of german prisoners in the. James bacque died at the age of ninety on september, 2019. The event has been made possible through the efforts of mr. Historian james tent concludes that james bacque might be willing to relegate the world food shortage to the category of myth. James bacque s book other losses caused a scandal when it was first published thirty years ago. We were not informed that he was in a prison nor whether he was still alive.

This third edition of james bacques other losses is essentially the original 1989 book, with some additional material grafted on in a new in. Buy other losses book online at best prices in india on. Truth behind the mass deaths of disarmed german soldiers and civilians under general eisenhowers command 9781559581738. Other losses onehour documentary film on dvd by james bacque posted on october 17, 2017 october 30, 2017 by ww2truth after the second world war, the allies betrayed their own civilizing values the atlantic charter, the four freedoms, and the geneva convention, destroying the moral worth of their great victory along with their victims. Prima publishing of california intends to publish the book in may, which. Bacque claimed that dwight eisenhower, burning with hatred for germans. Buy a cheap copy of crimes and mercies book by james bacque. No treaty has ever been signed to end that war, which therefore continues with the occupation of germany by 100 us military bases.

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