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Hans Schleif - Stations of the Biography of an Architecture Historian in German National Socialism – Addenda and Register (2016)

Julian Klein

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Among the members of the Archaeological Institute of the German Reich, the architectural historian Hans Schleif was notable for the extent of his involvement with the crimes of the National Socialist regime. His achievements in scientific research, for instance as director of excavations at Olympia, are over¬shadowed by his career in the SS. He was director of the Excavation Department of the »Ahnen¬erbe« (ancestral herit¬age) of the SS. After the German invasion of Poland he was briefly appointed Custodian of German Cultural Assets based in Posnan. In 1943, he joined the SS Head Office for Economic and Administrative Af¬fairs and rose to the position of deputy to C Group (Construction) director, Dr. Hans Kammler, whose permanent representative in the Jäger- und Rüstungsstab task force he became. In this role, Schleif was responsi¬ble above all for moving key arms production facilities underground, where fighter planes and the »reprisal weapons« V1 and V2 were built – hence for the largely subterranean concentra¬tion and slave labour camps of the Sonderstab Kammler. His grandson, the actor Matthias Neukirch, created a theatre production about Schleif in collaboration with stage director Julian Klein at the Deutsches Theater Berlin. This text is a result of the research undertaken for the production, and reports on selected stages in Schleif’s biography. This are the addenda and the register of the publication in the yearbook of the German Archaeological Institute, No. 131, 2016.
typeresearch exposition
keywordsHans Schleif, German Archaeological Institute, Excavation at Olympia, SS-Ahnenerbe, Archaeology, Architecture History, SS-Wirtschaftsverwaltungshauptamt (WVHA), SS Head Office for Economic and Administrative Affairs
date12/11/2016
statuspublished
affiliation!KF - Institute for Artistic Research Berlin
urlhttps://www.researchcatalogue.net/view/308154/308155
published inResearch Catalogue
external linkhttps://www.degruyter.com/view/serial/16028

comments: 1 (last entry by Julian Klein - 03/01/2017 at 19:16)
Julian Klein 03/01/2017 at 19:16

In this version we have discovered a graphical erratum on page 378.

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