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Der Fragebogen

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Erstmals erschienen 1951. Das Buch fasziniert nicht nur durch seinen mächtigen sprachlichen Ausdruck. In eindrucksvollen plastischen Bildern und hautnahen Erlebnissen fließt assoziativ, durch den allierten Fragenkatalog zur „Entnazifizierung" verbunden, einer der bewegtesten Teile der deutschen Geschichte am Leser vorrüber. Der analysierende Verstand des Augenzeugen Ernst ...more
Published (first published January 1st 1954)
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Edward Waverley
"Anyone interested in overthrowing democracy desperately needs to read the great memoir of Ernst von Salomon, Der Fragebogen, published in English as The Answers but better translated as The Questionnaire. (The title is a reference to the denazification questionnaires which all Germans seeking any responsible postwar position had to complete.)

"Salomon, who despite his name was not Jewish (though his wife was) was never a Nazi. He was, however, a hardcore nationalist, and not just any hardcore na
David Gross
Jul 11, 2008 David Gross rated it 1 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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Summary: We Germans who tried to be patriotic and come to the aid of our nation during the Nazi period by following the law, supporting the military, and doing our various duties while trying to avoid getting any more mixed up in all those atrocities than we really had to… why can’t the world respect us as the really good, honorable people we are, especially the noblemen and officers among us?

Actual quote: “[T]his was precisely the point at which the problem collided with individual conscience.
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German writer and Freikorps member.

He was born in Kiel, the son of an army officer. From 1913 he was a cadet in Karlsruhe and Berlin-Lichterfelde; starting in 1919, he joined the Freikorps ("Free-Corps") in the Baltic, where he fought against the Bolsheviks. Later he fought against Polish insurgents in Upper Silesia.

He received a five year prison sentence in 1922 for his part in the assassination
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