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Subject: [Leica] Re: Rommel and Germany
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Fri May 27 09:21:15 2005
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Obsessive is the word: did you ever see the plans they had for Berlin? That
city was going to be the next Utopia.


----- Original Message -----
From: "B. D. Colen"
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Rommel

> It's not just a matter of them being shutter bugs - they were obsessive
> about documenting everything - probably because they believed they were
> building a new world and would be considered heroes by later generations.
> It's a weird thing that the Nazis so thoroughly documented their worst
> crimes- but then there were meticulous records kept of the Inquisition,
> of course in  recent times - and hardly on the same scale - we do have the
> infamous Nixon tape. ;-)

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