Secular MacGuffins and meme Nazis.
Alois Brunner in Damascus.
“I want you to do anything but kill them.”
Niuta Teitelbaum—and many others.
Eric Vogel and the Ghetto Swingers.
And the Nazis’ obsessive concern with its aesthetics.
Aristides de Sousa Mendes.
Boycotting, banning circumcision, and sheltering Nazis.
Breaking arms, legs, and ribs.
Heroic acts of rescue alongside terrible crimes.
Official indifference to the threat of fascism allowed all too many pro-German conspirators to escape.
More urgent priorities.
Remembering the Malmedy massacre.
My memories of athletic life as a Jewish teenager in Germany during the tumultuous 1930s.