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After reading the Contexts & Connections essay in this chapter, research the topic further by taking a look at the following links. Suggested essay questions follow to help you digest this material.

Account of Holocaust Mass Shooting, 1942

Location: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1942graebe.html

Description: Hermann Friedrich Graebe describes a mass shooting in the Ukraine.

1.
Summarize Hermann Freidrich Graebe's account of the mass execution of Jews in the Ukraine. What does his account tell us about the Holocaust?

Cambodia: Year Zero

Location: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1978cambodia.html

Description: Catholic Priest François Ponchaud's account of the post-Vietnam War Cambodian genocide.

2.
Compare Graebe's account with the Catholic priest François Ponchaud's description of the Khmer Rouge regime. How were the Khmer Rouge similar to the Nazis? How did they differ?







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