Denazification Press Release

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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

OMGUS Denazification Report

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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

Preliminary Report on Denazification

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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.

Letter to Dr. Richard Alexander

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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