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Nazis Killed Her Father. Then She Fell in Love With One.

Jun 14, 2019 - The New York Times

1. Such appalling events

Emilie Landecker was 19 when she went to work for Benckiser, a German company that made industrial cleaning products and also took pride in cleansing its staff of non-Aryan elements.

It was 1941. Ms. Landecker was half Jewish and terrified of deportation. Her new boss, Albert Reimann Jr., was an early disciple of Adolf Hitler and described himself as an ''unconditional follower'' of Nazi race theory.

Somehow, inexplicably, they fell in love.