Nebraska Authors

Edward Homze

Born 1932

Long time University of Nebraska history professor, his research specialty was 20th century German social, economic and military history. Beyond that, he was a renowned expert on 20th century European history and culture. His early work Foreign Labor in Nazi Germany was partly based on interviews of the imprisoned war criminals.

Homze served in the Intelligence Corps of the U.S. Air Force 1954-1956, spending a good portion of that time in Algeria. He was later a visiting scholar at the Freie University of Berlin and a visiting professor at the Naval War College. He was an active member of the German Studies Association, and American Historical Association. He served on the Fulbright National Selection board for Germany.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


History--Germany; Biography--Willy Brandt; Military History


Bachelor of Arts, Bowling Green, 1952
Master of Arts, Bowling Green, 1953
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State, 1963



Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln


Married to Alma Homze
Friend of Peter Maslowski


Germany: The Divided Nation. 1970. (co-author with Alma Homze)
Willy Brandt, a Biography. 1975. (co-author with Alma Homze)
Foreign Labor in Nazi Germany.
Arming the Luftwaffe. 1976.

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