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Heinrich Himmler: Anatomy of a Mass Murderer

A Film by Michael Kloft

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Born into a Bavarian bourgeois family, Heinrich Himmler became the driving force behind the indescribable crimes that made the Nazi regime so unique in modern history. An early henchman of Hitler’s, Himmler turned a small gang of thugs into a monstrous pseudo-religious order and widely feared instrument of terror – the SS.

As a compliant servant to his Führer, Himmler controlled an economic empire in which hundreds of thousands of slave workers were exploited and extermination camps murdered millions. Using rare archival materials and interviews, this film biography shows how – and why – Himmler became a “monster of history.”

Recommended Reading

Heinrich Himmler: The SS, Gestapo, His Life and Career by Roger Manvell and Heinrich Fraenkel

The Architect of Genocide: Himmler and the Final Solution by Richard Breitman

Features and Specifications

Format: DVD
Running Time: 52 minutes
Color: Color & B/W

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