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To: ex-snook
I am reading Beevor's epic work - "The Fall of Berlin 1945" right now. It has just dropped off the first row bookshelves where it stayed for six months and now sells for nine bucks at major bookstores - I got mine at Barnes and Noble.

If you are interested in this era, it is a must have.

Beevor devotes only three pages of his 500 page work to "Werwolf".The reason being, it was not an important movement.

It was a loose plan that never really materialized and was more propaganda put out by theNazis during their last days.

On page 175 he writes -

"Ultimately, Werwolf achieved very little, apart from a couple of assasinations - the mayors of Aachen and Krankenhagen - and the intimidation of civilians."

On the same page:

"In the west, the allies found that Werwolf was a fiasco."

24 posted on 09/18/2003 7:58:07 PM PDT by spectre
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To: spectre
""In the west, the allies found that Werwolf was a fiasco." "

Thanks for your research. Any Werwolf activity in the US Zone was a zero. Some writers, quoting writers, quoting other writers about the existence of the Werwolfs at one time is not the same thing as documenting any GI killings done by the Werwolfs (which was the point of the Iraq comparisons).

25 posted on 09/19/2003 7:04:27 AM PDT by ex-snook (Americans needs PROTECTIONISM - military and economic.)
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