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“My Nazi Legacy”: a film about guilt and memory

In a new film, Philippe Sands goes on a journey into the past with two sons of prominent Nazis

By Sameer Rahim  
Philippe Sands (centre) with Niklas Frank (left) and Horst von Wächter (right)

Philippe Sands (centre) with Niklas Frank (left) and Horst von Wächter (right)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Like many other descendants of Holocaust victims, Philippe Sands wanted to find out more about the circumstances of their deaths. The lawyer and academic, author of Lawless World and Torture Team, travelled to the Ukrainian city of Lviv in 2010, where…

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