Gitta Sereny Writing Styles in Into That Darkness: An Examination of Conscience

Gitta Sereny
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Perspective

The book is written during the 1970s. At this time, the ideologies between the Communists and the Capitalistic Democracies have created a redivision. This is termed a "redivision" because of the fact that Russia and America were on the same side in World War 2, working together to vanquish Germany. However, the rivalry between these same two emerges as soon as the battles are over; the winners claim their territories and much of Europe is divided and claimed, especially Germany. Despite the mercy urged by the Americans, Germany, as a nation, was drawn and quartered, with occupying forces from France, Britain, America and Russia left to hold the Germans in check for decades. The author writes the book shortly after the war crimes trials. One longer term feature of the end of the war is that formerly prominent Nazis are hunted down and put on trial; their war deeds...

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