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Wehrmacht Priests

Catholicism and the Nazi War of Annihilation

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674598485

Publication Date: 04/06/2015


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Abbreviations Used in Text
  • Introduction
  • 1. Catholic Bishops and Catholic Youth in Germany after the Great War
  • 2. Pastoral Care in the Wehrmacht
  • 3. Priests and Seminarians in the Wehrmacht
  • 4. Religion, Nationalism, and Why Priests Went to War
  • 5. The German Catholic Church and the Reality of Defeated Germany
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes
    • 1. German Church Provinces, Dioceses, and Bishops in the Third Reich
    • 2. April 1944 Overview of Catholic Priests, Members of Religious Orders, Seminarians, and Theologians in Military Service for Greater Germany (Including Austria and the Sudetenland)
    • 3. Chaplain Rankings and Equivalents
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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