Here in Berlin - Spies, Kiosk, Hunters, Swan, Missing, Sachsenhausen, Großmutter, Gypsy, The Visitor Summary & Analysis

Cristina Garcia
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In the chapter called “Spies,” a man named Jabst Hoppner fondly recalls his time as a Luftwaffe pilot. After the war, Jabst became a professional boxer, and once fought a man named Max S., another former Nazi soldier and a “national icon” (123) because of his boxing skills. Jobst laments that most soldiers who returned were treated with ambivalence or disdain because people wanted to forget the war.

In “Kiosk,” the Visitor speaks to a woman named Hertha Huber who lost her entire immediate family during an air raid in the war. She was raised by an uncle who had been mentally damaged by his time serving with the Nazi police. He was shunned by their neighbors.

The chapter “Hunters” is a dual narrative. First, the Visitor speaks to a lawyer, Bettina Streim, who has...

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