By Ernest Hemingway
Within the fall of 1948, Ernest Hemingway made his first prolonged stopover at to Italy in thirty years. His reacquaintance with Venice, a urban he enjoyed, supplied the foundation for Across the River and into the Trees, the tale of Richard Cantwell, a war-ravaged American colonel stationed in Italy on the shut of the second one international conflict, and his love for a tender Italian countess. A poignant, bittersweet homage to like that overpowers cause, to the resilience of the human spirit, and to the worldweary attractiveness and majesty of Venice, Across the River and into the Trees stands as Hemingway's assertion of defiance in accordance with the good dehumanizing atrocities of the second one global struggle. Hemingway's final full-length novel released in his lifetime, it moved John O'Hara in The manhattan instances booklet Review to name him "the most vital writer on the grounds that Shakespeare."
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43 Abschriftzu Rk. 10714 B. 41. T. op. , XXIX, pp. 235-37. PREINVASION PLANNING 19 district Kommissare. 44 Taken together with Himmler's "preparation," there was to be nothing benevolent about this administration. What the Russian people thought or felt did not matter, and there was to be no real attempt to draw them over into the German camp. The occupation was to be permanent. 46 The "Jewish-Bolshevik" intelligentsia was to be exterminated. 49 Martial law was to be established and all legal procedures for offenses committed by enemy civilians were to be eliminated.
29 SS-Schutzstaffeln, the elite guard of the Nazi Party (combat units of the SS were known as the Waffen SS) ;SD--Sicherheitsdienst, SS security and intelligence service; Gestapo--Geheime Staatspolizei, secret state or political police. T. op. S. vs Otto Ohlendorf, et al (Case 9), I, pp. 75-77; Ohlendorf affidavit, doc. 41. (doc. , op. , IV, pp. 31 2-1 8. PREINVASION PLANNING 17 31 and philosopher of the Nazi Party. 36 His plans to achieve this goal followed closely the political premises laid down in the 21 and 31 July conferences the previous year: occupied Russia was to be broken up into separate political entities according to historical and racial conditions, each with a different political aim.
XXVII, pp. 32-38. PREINVASION PLANNING 21 torates, one of which was assigned to each army group rear area, one for the Caucasus, and the fifth held in reserve. In the army rear areas, a liaison officer of the industrial armament office was to be attached to each of the army commands. For his work in the combat zone this liaison officer was to have technical battalions and reconnaissance and recovery units for raw materials, agricultural machinery, and production facilities. 56 Such an exploitation was nothing new.
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