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By Jonathan Steinberg

German and Italian fascist armies within the moment global conflict taken care of the Jews rather in a different way. Jews who fell into the palms of the German military ended up in focus camps; none of these taken via the Italians suffered an identical destiny. but the protectors of the Jews have been no philo-Semites, nor have been they (often) nice respecters of human existence. a few of those self same officials had sanctioned savage atrocities opposed to Ethiopians and Arabs within the years ahead of the warfare. Jonathan Steinberg makes use of this notable and poignant tale to resolve the factors and forces underpinning either Fascism and Nazism. As a well known historian of either Germany and Italy, he's uniquely put to respond to the underlying query; why?

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