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Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler and his daughter Gudrun. Vanessa Lapa, the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, has made a documentary called The Decent One, based on Himmler's letters to his wife and other personal documents.
February 17, 2014 The film premiered a week ago at the Berlin Film Festival and is based on previously undiscovered letters and diaries. The documentary offers an uncomfortable insight into the mind and emotions of the Gestapo and SS chief.
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Heinrich Himmler (left) and Adolf Hitler (third from left) observe Stormtroop maneuvers in January 1941.
January 26, 2014 The collection features some 700 letters that the leader of the Nazis' notorious SS corps wrote to his wife. Editors at Die Welt say Himmler's writings show the intimate thoughts of a "clearly cold, feeling-less, self-righteous bureaucrat."
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