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For Christ and Germany: German Catholicism and the Second World War

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This dissertation examines the roles played by Catholicism on the German Home Front during the Second World War. It analyses to what extent German Catholics supported their nation’s war effort, and how they sought to reconcile their religious convictions with Nazism and its conduct of the conflict. The thesis examines the oscillations of morale within the Catholic ‘milieu’ during the war years, and analyses its responses to German defeats from 1943 onwards. In addition to these overtly po...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:0d66efa0-28df-4b9c-a74c-a79b434bbc7a
Local pid:
ora:8081
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English
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