Read Christopher Brownings book called “Ordinary Men:Reserve Police Battalion 101 and Final Solution in Poland.”
Then answer one of the following questions with using ONLY THE BOOK ORDINARY MEN. DON’T USE OUTSIDE SOURCES!!
Questions(Only Pick One):
1.) According to Browning, what roles does Nazi ideology play in motivating the shooters? What is your critical assessment of Brownings analysis on this point? Make sure you define the elements that constitute Nazi ideology.
2.) Discuss both the formal and informal mechanisms of authority by which the shooters believed they had to kill. What are the implications for our understanding of the twentieth-century men?
3.) Analyze the memory of the perpetrators, where and when are the recollections sharp, focused, detailed, and when are they fuzzy and generic? What are the implications in our understanding of the workings of memory?