Books: The Nations Did Not Interfere

THE HOLOCAUST by Nora Levin. 768 pages. Crowell. $10. WHILE SIX MILLION DIED by Arthur D. Morse. 420 pages. Random House. $7.95.

Ever since Hannah Arendt's provocative study on the Eichmann case, there has been no end of speculation along the lines of her major thesis: that the Nazis could not have succeeded in their slaughter of the Jews without the almost lamblike acquiescence of their victims. And there was no dearth of angry disagreement. These two books are the latest in a still-growing list that challenges the Arendt argument. In The Holocaust,...

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