GCTC - East of Berlin
Annotation:Arendt’s report on the trial of Nazi leader Eichmann includes further material that came to light after the trial, as well as a postscript addressing the controversy that arose over her account.
Annotation:Posner's subjects include relatives of some of the Third Reich's most infamous leaders, as well as of dedicated but obscure supporters.
Annotation:An account of how the most notorious Nazi war criminals escaped justice, how they were pursued, captured or able to remain free until their natural deaths, and how they were assisted on the run by "helpers" ranging from a Vatican bishop to a British camel doctor, and even members of Western intelligence services.
Annotation: Between August 1985 and October 1987, Israeli psychologist Bar-On traveled to Germany on four occasions to speak with men and women whose fathers had served in the Nazi elite. His book records 13 from over 50 such meetings.
Annotation:In MetaMaus, Art Spiegelman probes the questions most often evoked by the Pulitzer prize-winning Maus, a modern classic that has altered how we see literature, comics, and the Holocaust ever since it was published 25 years ago.
Annotation:In 1959, German journalist Norbert Lebert set out to interview the offspring of former Nazi leaders, young adults with surnames suc as Himmler and Hess, Bormann and Gering. Six years after Norbert's death in 1993, his son Stephan, a journalist, discovered the interviews among his father's papers and set out to re-interview the children, now senior citizens.
Annotation:Reichel recounts her childhood memories, her growing awareness of the horrors of the past, and her eventual decision to draw from her elders their explanations for Hitler and his actions.
Annotation:Autumn 1945 saw the start of the Nuremberg trials, in which high ranking representatives of the Nazi government were called to account for their war crimes. In a curious yet fascinating twist, witnesses for the prosecution and the defense were housed together in a villa on the outskirts of town.
Annotation:Neurologist Patrick Lazerenko travels to The Hague to witness the war crimes trial of his beloved mentor, Hernan García, a Honduran doctor accused of involvement in torture.