1. What did the Preface explain about why the author was doing this biography?
In the Preface the author explained why she was doing this book. She wanted the chance to get into the mind of someone who had intimate details of what happened with the Nazi extermination of the Jews.
2. In the first interview what did we learn about Stangl's tour of duty?
In Gitta Sereny's first interview with Stangl, he revealed that he was under orders when he ran the death camps and that he served two tours of duty. Each tour of duty was six months, the standard in a military system.
3. What events occurred in Stangl's life after he became a policeman, but just before the Nazis invaded his homeland?
Stangl revealed that he became a policeman to earn a living and preserve his vitality. After becoming a policeman, Stangl struggled with the training that mentally prepared them to trust no one. He fell in love and got married. Then Austria's Chancellor was murdered. All just before the Nazis invaded Austria.
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