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  • DEATH IS MY TRADE Alternative
  • FROM A GERMAN LIFE Alternative
  • GERMAN LIFE STORY Alternative


Drama-documentary story mirroring the life of the Auschwitz death camp commander Rudolf Höss. It follows the life, experiences, and development of young Franz Lang (representing Höss) from 1916-1946, from a frustrated factory worker joining the Freikorps in 1922 to becoming camp commandant at Auschwitz and being actively involved in plans for "the Final Solution".

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