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The Man Who Didn’t Salute Hitler (1936)

Via: All That Is Interesting

Joining the Nazi party purely in hopes of finding a job, German August Landmasser was eventually sentenced to two years at a labor camp for falling in love with a Jewish woman whom he tried to marry.

Love overrode the anti-semitism that swept throughout the country, though it wasn’t strong enough to save his would-be bride Irma Eckler.

Like so many others, Eckler’s life came to a tragic and premature end at a death camp.



July 22, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment