Buy Nuremberg Diary 1st Da Capo Press Ed by Gilbert (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. Nuremberg Diary has ratings and 30 reviews. Pat said: Lo psicologo americano G.M. Gilbert seguì i 23 grandi criminali di guerra nazisti durante il pr. Yet the contents of my Nuremberg diary still shock and even haunt me. . was saying about the Jews, because, as he told Dr. Gustave Gilbert.
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But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracyor a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. He got to see their strengths and weaknesses as human beings, how they reacted to stress and peer pressure Goering’s pompous attitude and desire to be the center of attention was described really welland gave insight into how each man felt about their role in the Nazi Party and WWII.
Jun 02, Prachee rated it really liked it. His comments were made privately to Gustave Gilbert, a German-speaking intelligence officer and psychologist who was granted free access by the Allies to all the prisoners held in the Nuremberg jail. It works the same way in any country.
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The quote cited above does not appear in transcripts of the Nuremberg trials because although Goering spoke these words during the course of the proceedings, he did not offer them at nurrmberg trial. Naturally, the common people don’t want war; neither in Russia nor in England nor in America, nor for that matter in Germany.
The patterns of denial, self-justifications, manipulation This book details the conversations held between the author and high ranking Nazis at the Nuremberg trials in The personalities of these men are shrouded in history for me with much of my impressions gleamed from TV and movies, gjstave documentary and fiction.
Gilbert, the prison psychologist, had an unrivaled firsthand opportunity to watch and question the Nazi war criminals. Books by Nuuremberg Mark Gilbert. Jul 13, Chelly rated it really liked it.
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This includes the record of testimony and the comments of Schacht and other defendants about that testimony. It is interesting to read to what lengths the defendants will go to in the attempt to absolve themselves of any blame for the atrocities that were committed gilbet which they were either directly responsible for or had a part in and try to shift the blame to others whether they be the co-defendants or not.
But he considered his opinion absolutely authoritative on all subjects because he too had once read a book” – Albert Speer, talking about Adolf Hitler. Gilbert’s analysis and comments on the situation is extremely distracting. If [Hans] Frank [Governor-General of occupied Poland] guwtave known about atrocities inhe should have come to him and he would have tried to do something about it.
Want to Read saving…. Gilbert, the author, was a psychiatrist in the Army and had access to the prisoners at any time.
Diart record of what transpired in Courtroom at the first trial is widely available. The quote offered above was part of a conversation Gilbert held with a dejected Hermann Goering in his cell on the evening of 18 Aprilas the trials were halted for a three-day Easter recess:.
Guilty on counts 3 and 4; Death by Hanging In the book, Abe Fields sits in on the trials as psychologist and speaks to the defendants. Nov 24, Adam DeVille, Ph. We got around to the subject of war again and I said that, contrary to his attitude, I did not think that the common people are very thankful for leaders who bring them war and destruction. Oh, that is all well and good, but, voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders.
As an American, however, it was deeply frustrating and yes, embarrassing, to watch as the United States resisted ratifying the Genocide Convention for literally 40 years, untilwhen we became the last major Western country to do so. Some of the acting is a little hammy but overall it’s worth watching if you’re so inclined. During discussions in the cell of Hoess that followed the test, Dr. The others all find ways to blame others and pretend nurembedg did not know about the worst horrors. After he testified at Nuremberg, he was delivered to Poland, where he was soon tried and convicted.
It doesn’t mean anything. I still did not have nyremberg desire at this point to tell him what [SS General Otto] Ohlendorf had said to this: The fact that judges from different countries and legal systems found unanimously that such acts amounted to crimes against peace, war crimes, and crimes against humanity constituted a truly monumental achievement in the development of international law.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Even after a near year of trials and imprisonment, both Dr.
Views Read Edit View history. Mar 21, Philip rated it it was amazing. An interesting look at the Nuremberg defendants outside the trial. In a democracy the people have some say in the matter through their elected representatives, and in the United States gilberh Congress glibert declare wars.
Ten of the men were executed, and Hermann Goering committed suicide shortly before he was to be hanged. He was truly sorry for his support of Hitler in the early years, this came to a head in the latter years — his testimony to the Nuremburg trial only made one mad man Goering more crazy than he was.
Guilty on counts 2, 3, and 4; Life in Prison The account of the psychological state of all prisoners is very detailed and constant all the way through, though I must say at times, he does not try to conceal his dislike of Goering.
What follow are some of my favourite excerpts: Aug 28, Michal Hapala rated it it was amazing Shelves: His book The Psychology of Dictatorship was an attempt to profile the Nazi German dictator Adolf Hitler using as reference the testimonials of Hitler’s closest generals and commanders.