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YMMV: The Man in the Glass Booth
  • Complete Monster: Dorf comes off as this during his trial, gleefully admitting to making the Jewish prisoners do pointless yet back-breaking work to look good at headquarters, and making bets on how many would survive each day. He also characterizes duty in concentration camps as much sought after, since the men thus avoided combat and were free to do largely as they pleased if they met headquarters' goals. The atrocities were simply icing on the cake for them.
  • Nightmare Fuel: What Colonel's Dorf's troops did with the bodies of Jews' they killed in the Ghetto-they formed a pyramid of corpses. It was filmed and shown in movie theaters all over Poland to warn the Poles against resisting. Squick.
  • Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped: Nowadays most audiences know the enormity of Nazi crimes, after having watched films which go into far more detail on the Holocaust. At the time, however, this was not as widely known, and it was one of the first films about the subject to reach a wide audience.
  • Squick: Most of Dorf's recollections fall into this immediately.

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