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From Ice Set Free: The Story of Otto Kiep

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Otto Kiep was a German born and raised in Scotland, where his father had a timber business and was Imperial German Consul for Western Scotland. Otto became an international lawyer and diplomat, serving during the early thirties as Consul General in New York. He died by hanging in Berlin in 1944 as a resister to the Nazi regime. 'He is a mirror of the first half of this cen ...more
Paperback, 215 pages
Published January 1st 1972 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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This book was based, I believe, on a memoir that Otto Kiep, a prosperous German government official, wrote while imprisoned at Ravensbruck before being sentenced in Roland Freisler's Nazi "People's Court" for having made "defeatest" remarks about the inevitable outcome of the war at a small social gathering in 1943.

Otto Kiep's story is not necessarily one that would appeal to filmmakers yet it is fascinating on many levels, largely for how it illuminates a (somewhat) average but patriotic Germa
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Bruce Clements is a children's author, particularly admired for his historical fiction. He lives in Windham, Connecticut.
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