by the Gestapo and again, after the defeat of Germany,
first by the Soviet NKVD and then by the British. Denounced as a Nazi, he was
Globalisation and identity
John Young, Safety Zone, 2010. Detail, ‘Victim’.
denied permission to work and, with his family, was quite literally starving to
death when a group of citizens in Nanjing learned of their miserable circumstances, and sent them first money and then monthly food parcels. Rabe died
in Germany in 1951. A similarly tragic fate was experienced by his Safety Zone
colleague, the Americanmissionary Minnie