Foreign Labor in Nazi Germany
by Homze, Edward L (2015)
During World War II, Germany recruited over eight million foreign laborers from her allies, the neutral countries, and the occupied territories. This book describes the inception, organization, and administration of the Nazi foreign labor program and its relationship to the over-all economy and government.Originally published in 1967.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
It is readily apparent that Germany had a far more comprehensive system of labor control than any other country in Europe, with the possible exception of the Soviet Union. This thorough system was one of the major reasons that Germany could effectively absorb millions of foreign workers during the war with so few disruptive effects. (p.13)
KeywordsNazi, National Socialism, History, Twentieth Century, Military, Foreign Labor, Forced Labor, Slave Labor, Prisoner Labor, Prisoner Of War, Germany
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