Wolfgang Scheffler (historian)
Dr Wolfgang Scheffler (born 22 July 1929 in Leipzig – died 18 November 2008 in Berlin) was a graduate and later, Professor of Political Science and History at the Free University of Berlin. In the 1960s, he was engaged in massive research of the Third Reich National Socialist policy toward the Jews in unpublished archival material, on behalf of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). He was a member of the German delegation at the Eichmann trial. In 1969, at the second Treblinka trial Scheffler submitted his expert opinion based on new evidence, estimating the total number of persons killed at the Treblinka extermination camp to be around 900,000 victims.
- Book of Remembrance. The German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian Jews deported to the Baltic States, 2 volumes, Saur Verlag, Munich 2003 (with Diana Schulle, in German and English)
- Judenverfolgung Im Dritten Reich, 1933-1945 [Persecution of Jews under the Third Reich], Colloquium Verlag, Berlin 1960 (six editions)
- Reinhard Heydrich; Himmler, Heinrich in: Neue Deutsche Biographie, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1972
- Goldschmiede Rheinland-Westfalens: Daten, Werke, Zeichen (1973)
- Der Beitrag der Zeitgeschichte zur Erforschung der NS-Verbrechen, Munich 1984
- Gemalte Goldschmiedearbeiten (1985)
- Goldschmiede Oberfrankens: Daten, Werke, Zeichen (1989)
- Der Ghetto-Aufstand Warschau 1943, Goldmann Wilhelm GmbH 1993 (with Helge Grabitz)
Notes and referencesEdit
- Inauthor:"Wolfgang Scheffler" Google Books. Retrieved September 15, 2013.
- Norman Cohn (1980), Wolfgang Scheffler Book (3). Columbus Centre, p.4 and 6. Retrieved September 16, 2013.
- Henry Friedlander, The Demjanjuk Case. Simon Wiesenthal Center-Museum of Tolerance Library & Archives. Retrieved September 16, 2013.