The author of The Tin Drum, The Flounder and other surreal stories of modern Germany would surely have seen the magic-realist poignancy of these bizarre images, found by Jean-Marie Donat, a French collector of photographs. Perhaps he could even help to explain why so many people in early and midth-century Germany seem to have wanted to pose for their pictures with a polar bear. In a Grass novel, we might follow the adventures of a polar-bear imitator as he puts on his hot, sweaty, furry white costume to appear beside a variety of Germans for their photographs. Here he is with a couple beside the Baltic sea. The man has taken off his top, but still wears long black trousers.
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He was nicknamed The Bear Jew for his notoriety of using his baseball bat to smash the heads of the German soldiers in The Basterds' numerous assaults on the Army around Nazi-occupied France. Under a Jewish family, he was a hairdresser in his father's barber shop. Donowitz soon grew angry with the mass murder of his people in Europe. Originally going to be shipped to Japan as a member of the United States Army, he was transferred, to his excitement, to be shipped out to Europe. Before leaving, Donowitz obtained the heaviest baseball bat he could find, and began collecting Jewish signatures on the bat including that of Anne Frank. The first Jewish-American person he got a signature from was an elderly woman known only as Mrs.
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From November 8 to November 9, , Adolf Hitler and his followers staged the Beer Hall Putsch in Munich, a failed takeover of the government in Bavaria, a state in southern Germany. Since , Hitler had led the Nazi Party, a fledgling political group that promoted German pride and anti-Semitism and was unhappy with the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, the peace settlement that ended World War I and required many concessions and reparations from Germany. After prison, he worked to rebuild the Nazi Party and gain power via legal political methods. In , Adolf Hitler was 34, an age when most people have finished school and settled into an occupation. He was a high-school dropout, however, and a failed artist whose military service during World War I had been the high point of his life.
Nazi Party. Weimar Republic. Approximately two thousand Nazis marched on the Feldherrnhalle , in the city centre, but were confronted by a police cordon, which resulted in the deaths of 16 Nazi Party members and four police officers. Hitler, who was wounded during the clash, escaped immediate arrest and was spirited off to safety in the countryside.