In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin - Part III: Lucifer in the Garden Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11: Strange Beings

The Dodds drove south for a weekend getaway and were surprised to see Nazi banners in every town and village. After returning to Berlin, Dodd was met with the news that another American, a thirty-year-old non-Jew surgeon named Daniel Mulvihil from New York City was attacked by a Storm Trooper without provocation. The US Consulate filed a formal protest and the assailant was allegedly arrested. Dodd was assured by a young officer that such incidents would not occur again. Dodd, finally angered by the violence, lectured the officer about the actions of the German soldiers. Martha had continued on a short vacation with friends. She finally understood the horror that was overtaking Germany when, in a small town, she witnesses the brutalization of a young woman who was dragged through the streets by the Storm Troopers...

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