Latest Issue

Wendy Lower is a historian and a consultant for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. Her latest book is “Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields”, which examines the role played by women in the eastern expansion of the Third Reich during the Second World War. The book presents linked biographies of 13 German women who became witnesses, accomplices and perpetrators of the Nazi genocide on the Eastern Front. I met Lower when she came to London last week.

When did it first occur to you that there was a gap in the historiography of the Holocaust…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect