Into that Darkness: From Mercy Killing to Mass Murder
Only four men commanded Nazi extermination (as opposed to concentration) camps. Franz Stangl was one of the. Gitta Sereny's investigation of this man's mind, and of the influences which shaped him, has become a classic. Stangl commanded Treblinka and was found guilty of co-responsibility for the slaughter there of at least 900, 000 people. Sereny, after weeks of talk with him and months of further research, shows us this man as he saw himself, and 'as he was seen by many others, including his wife.
To horrify is not Sereny's aim, though horror is inevitable. She is seeking an answer to the question which beggars reason: How were human beings turned into instruments of such overwhelming evil?
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Review: Into That Darkness: An Examination of ConscienceUser Review - JoséMaría BlancoWhite - Goodreads
Honesty in journalism as well as in life The sudden impression I had when finishing reading this great book was how ridiculous fiction can be when compared to reality. I had never read a book yet ... Read full review
Review: Into That Darkness: An Examination of ConscienceUser Review - Tony - Goodreads
Like Wiesenthal's "The Murderers Among Us", this is one of those essential books for those who want to understand the Holocaust. Read full review