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The Himmler Brothers

The Himmler Brothers

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For reasons she does not quite explain, he wanted to see if they shed light on what his father and uncle got up to while their brother was achieving notoriety. It shows the relationship and set of circumstances after WW1 that brought Hitler and his gang of criminals to power ! As she grew older, Katrin gave her family history a wide berth, but married to an Israeli whose family was confined to the Warsaw Ghetto and with a young, half-Jewish son, she realizes that she cannot evade the past so easily. Briefe eines Massenmörders“ (Piper) and, at the same time, „Heinrich Himmler d’après sa correspondance avec sa femme 1927-1945“ (Plon). This edition of private Himmler documents found in Israel was made in close cooperation with the filmmaker Vanessa Lapa.

This riveting family memoir provides essential new information on the private life and background of one of the twentieth- century’s most notorious killers – not a lone evil executioner, but a middle-class family man, loved and fully supported by his respectable German family. But his actions cast a large shadow that the rest of the family were standing in, many of them hiding in there.The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. He brought his brothers and family down with him and the book shows how self delusion can mask the most horrible of crimes against humanity. What was surprising was the intense nationalism and militarism which permeated German culture as well as the intense pride Germans held for their past. The Himmler Brothers raises more questions than it answers, but that doesn't lessen in the slightest my admiration of Katrin Himmler for having written it.

Katrin Himmler speculates that it was frustration at this and envy of his brother that led Heinrich to join the extreme right-wing Freikorps in 1919. While a portrait of a specific family, it shows how inculcated cultural beliefs along with the aftermath of WW1 which humiliated German pride and the political turmoil between democracy, communism, and the extreme right, provided fertile soil for the nightmare of the Nazi platform.You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. You are the grandniece of Heinrich Himmler, the second most powerful Nazi and one of the biggest war criminals ever. Originally written as self-therapy, the book stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of guilt the Nazis left behind for future generations. This young woman had to endure the embarrassment of being asked such a question in her history class as a 15 year old; she cannot be blamed for what has happened - that's an accident of birth.



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