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Saul Austerlitz

GŁnter Grass's 60 years of silence

By Saul Austerlitz
August 21, 2006

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IN A RECENT interview with the German newspaper Allgemeine Zeitung , German novelist and 1999 Nobel Prize recipient Günter Grass revealed a secret he had concealed for more than 60 years: During World War II, he had served in the elite Waffen SS unit of the German armed services, a unit that was entrusted by Adolf Hitler with the mission ... (Full article: 817 words)

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