This press release by the U.S. Military Government gives a statistical account of the denazification processes. It provides figures of all removals, demotions and exclusions of Nazis from public and private service. It makes a reference to the Fragebogen, questionnaires … Read More
The Law for Political Liberation from National Socialism and Militarism (effective March 1, 1946) was crucial for classifying and punishing Nazi criminals. It categorized the different levels of membership within the Nazi party and legislated how criminal proceedings would be … Read More
This report tracks the progress and effectiveness of denazification from December 1945 to May 1946. It also contains charts with statistics about denazification and the Fragebogen. March – April 1946. Box 47, Folder 2, Karl Loewenstein Collection, Amherst College Archives … Read More
In this article, Karl Loewenstein discusses the concept of collective guilt and the lack of accountability that German people felt for Nazi crimes. December 20, 1945 Box 46, Folder 1, Karl Loewenstein Collection, Amherst College Archives & Special Collections.
Karl Loewenstein wrote this letter to Dr. Richard Thomas Alexander, an American educator and scholar of pedagogy. The letter detailed how “democracy-resistant” forces were retaking Munich Law School. To Loewenstein, the scandalous re-admittance of former Nazi supporters as faculty was … Read More