'the Good Old Days': The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders - Once again I've got to play general to the Jews Summary & Analysis

Ernst Klee
This Study Guide consists of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of 'the Good Old Days'.
This section contains 354 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the 'the Good Old Days': The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders Study Guide

Chapter 5, "'Once again I've got to play general to the Jews'—from the war diary of Blutordensträger Felix Landau" provides nineteen printed pages extracted from a wartime diary. They presentation is devoid of commentary. In addition to the chapter's front-matter introduction, Felix Landau has a rather complete biography presented on pp. 297-298. During his youth Landau was heavily involved in Nazi activities. During the period described in the journal, Landau worked as a Jewish slave labor organizer near Lvov. Throughout the journal entries he discusses his wife and his mistress Gertrude—in 1942 Landau divorced his wife and subsequently was briefly married to Gertrude. After the war Landau was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to life imprisonment. He uses the phrase 'general to the...

(read more from the Once again I've got to play general to the Jews Summary)

This section contains 354 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the 'the Good Old Days': The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
'the Good Old Days': The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook