the Germanpolitical scene;
Hitler becoming Chancellor; passing of the Nuremberg laws; invasion
of Poland and start of the Second World War. And so on and so on up
to the surrender of Germany in May 1945.
Then I drew up a second timeline. This essentially was the chart
of Eichmann’s life. This timeline was even more important than the
European timeline, and I charted Eichmann’s biography in considerable detail.
Eichmann was born in Linz in 1906. Put that in. Hitler grew up in
the same town? Important? Maybe, so put that in as well. He came
from a Lutheran family
Oberammergau, or titling a group of Jews in
transit as ‘excursionists’ and filming younger family members as they parodied
Nazi salutes and marches 102 are reminders too of how such holiday imagery and encounters
perhaps helped to anaesthetise some audiences against fuller implications of
political developments in Germany.
Political indifference depended on individual interests that
may be no longer verifiable. For the Preston