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Ulrich Herbert is a professor of history at the University of Freiburg and the author of the most thoroughly researched biography on Werner Best, the Third Reich's Plenipotentiary in Denmark between 1942-1945.
CHAPTERS 00:15 As an historian, what drew you to Werner Best? 01:35 How would you characterize Werner Best? 02:40 What was Werner Best's philosophy? 03:56 Why did Werner Best change his mode of opeation when he came to Denmark? 05:46 How did he earn the nickname "The Butcher of Paris"? 07:37 So who was "the Butcher of Paris"? 10:22 Can we learn anything about Werner Best's character and philosophies from his past war activities? 11:41 How do we reconcile the differing complexities of Werner Best's character? 13:13 Could Werner Best have personally warned Jews about the impending round-up? 14:09 Do you hold stock in the rumors that he personally saved Jews in Denmark? 15:21 Are there stories of Werner Best befrieinding Jews in France?
Bent Blüdnikov is a journalist at the Danish daily newspaper Berlingske Tidende. He is also the author of the book "Min fars flugt: Jødiske skæbner i oktober 1943" ("My father's escape: Jewish fates in October '43").
CHAPTERS 00:14 Do you think Winston Churchill was right when he called Denmark "Hitler's tame canary"? 01:31 How do you feel your father's story has impacted you? 3:33 Do you feel the succesful rescue of the Danish Jews justifies the policy of cooperation between Denmark and Germany during WWII? 05:16 Are there other reasons? 07:15 If war were to break out today, what would Denmark do differently? 08:05 What is the greatest lesson that Denmark has learnt from WWII?