Tag Archives: Adolf Hitler

Movie review: Pressure Point – treating the hateful patient

Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   “You sing ‘My country ’tis of thee’ while they walk all over you.” — The patient, Pressure Point   German American Bund rally (1938 or 1939). From “Battle of the United States”, produced by Army Information Branch, Army Pictorial Service, Air Forces, and Navy Department in cooperation with all united […]

Wilhelm Werner’s life unworthy of life: a voice from the Nazi Euthanasia Program

Erika Silvestri Berlin, Germany   Der Siegeszug der Sterelation, Wilhelm Werner, © Sammlung Prinzhorn, Heidelberg, Inv. Nr. 8083 (2008) fol. 25. Source The medical-scientific sector was among the first to adhere to National Socialism: in 1933, nine doctors sat in Parliament in the ranks of the party.1 After a century of scientific dynamism and in […]

The special art of Vienna

Irving Rosen Toronto, Ontario, Canada   Fig.1 Gustav Klimt painted this portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer typical of his golden women portraits. This portrait was seized and renamed by Hitler as Lady in Gold Vienna, capital of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, has always promised intellectual fervor, Strauss waltzes, Schnitzlerian flirtations, Sachertorte, and the beautiful golden […]