I've been on break a bit from the blog this summer working on some new projects, but I thought I would post a piece that I recently published in the Forward that has some counterfactual elements to it.
I interviewed Timur Vermes (of Look Who's Back fame) in Munich at the new NS-Dokumentationszentrum and incorporated some of his observations into my article. I also reflected very briefly on the "what if?" aspects of the new film Elser, about the near assassination of Hitler in 1939.
Click HERE to link up to the full article.