Reality TV World Show Updates   People News   TV Ratings News   Entertainment News   RealityTVDB   POP Hollywood   Spoiler News
Features & Interviews   Sexy Social Pics of the Day   Things to Know Profiles   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > OTHER ENTERTAINMENT NEWS > Quirky NEWS

Germans can't get enough of Adolf Hitler books


UPI News Service, 03/25/2005 

Germans are snapping up books about Adolf Hitler in unprecedented numbers, the Telegraph reported Friday.

ADVERTISEMENT
Many of the books seem almost whimsical about the Nazi leader with such titles as "A Strawberry for Hitler" by a horticulturist who wants to name a subspecies of the fruit after the fuhrer.

One columnist has likened the plethora of publications to a "garish circus of commemoration."

"Sixty years ago the Third Reich perished," wrote Jens Jessen in the Die Zeit newspaper. "Now one gets the impression it is being resurrected on a daily basis."

The sheer volume of the new literature plus its focus on the minutiae of Hitler's personal life raises concerns among some.

"Television, cinema and illustrated magazines are bringing the forms of brown-uniformed soldiers or SS officers into our living rooms with an intensity that's never been known before ... the heroes of the crimes against humanity are laughing in our faces," wrote Jessen.



Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.




Copyright 2005 by United Press International








Take Our User Survey





Page generated Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:53 am in 1.4582691192627 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed



Page fetched in 1.4719760417938 seconds