Monday, June 24, 2013
British Concentration Camps: Laying the Groundwork for Hitler's Total Warfare
Link to video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUFMjpccvrQ
The first official use of concentration camps as a method of total warfare. Total warfare in the sense of combining the civilian and soldier spheres together in order to create massive destruction from the very core of each society, leaving its victim in a state of shock and awe. This product of the Second Boer War (South Africa) would lead to one of the darkest moments in British history, a moment that would mirror the next century of the unethical apartheid rule.