The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking German officials came to the historic and far reaching decision that the Jews of Europe were to be exterminated in what would come to be known as the Holocaust. Written by
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One Of The Greatest Crimes Against Humanity Was Perpetrated In Just Over An Hour.
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The opening and closing of the film have Heydrich flying to and from the Wannsee Conference, which took place on January 20, 1942. However, Heydrich was officially grounded by Heinrich Himmler after he was shot down by Russian anti-aircraft in late 1941. See more
When Georg Liebbrandt exits his car, after it has pulled up to the mansion, the "D" can be seen in the lower right affixed to the bumper. The same "D" that is initially visible on Heydrich's car. As stated in a previous entry the "D" was not put into use until 1949. See more
[the meeting is near a close, and Heydrich is listening to everyone's decision
Do we have any disputes left to face here either with my authority or with that we have agreed? General?
Let us astonish Charles Darwin.
I second the motion. It is our most important war.
We are discussing the inevitable and bringing it about in the most practical way under one command. I have no dispute with that, I understand the realities. And indeed, count on my support.
With the understanding ...
String Quintet in C Major', D.956: Adagio
Written by Franz Schubert
Performed by Ensemble Villa Musica
courtesy of Naxos of America
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