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Friedman, Ina R., The Other Victims: First-Person Stories of Non-Jews Persecuted by the Nazis, reprint ed., Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Blacks, clergy, Jehovah's Witnesses, political prisoners, Gypsies, and homosexuals who survived Nazi persecution tell their stories, and the author provides historical background and aftermath information.

Hammermeister, Kai, "Inventing History: Toward a Gay Holocaust Literature," in the German Quarterly, Vol. 70, Winter 1997, pp. 18—26.

This article discusses the controversy over the existence of a gay Holocaust literature and whether one is needed. He describes Bent as a good example of what such literature could be.

Plant, Richard, The Pink Triangle: The Nazi War against Homosexuals, Henry Holt, 1988.

Written by a German refugee who came to America in 1938, this is the first English-language book that comprehensively describes the Nazi campaign against homosexuals.

Shirer, William L., The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany, Simon and Schuster, 1990.

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