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Imagine what would be, if history had occurred a bit differently. Who says it didn't, somewhere? These fictional news items explore that possibility. Written by Alternate Historian
Editor says, what if Sergeant Donny Donovitz, and not Lieutnent Aldo "the Appache" Raines had escaped with SS Colonel Hans Landa?. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
In 2008,on this day the German Board of Film Censors prohibited the distribution of Quentin Tarantino's Jewish revenge movie "Inglorious Basterds", classifying both of the two "Bear Jew Execution Scenes" as gratuitously violent. Watch Bear Jew Scene on Youtube
Dead LetterThe final reel of the movie depicts "Operation Kino", a successful mission by a team of Jewish American OSS soldiers which barbeques the entire Nazi High Command in a Parisian cinema whilst they are watching the propaganda movie "Nation's Pride".
Recognising an unmissable opportunity to save his own skin, the anti-hero SS Colonel Hans Landa allows the plot to proceed, permitting the "Bear Jew" Sergeant Donny Donovitz (pictured, played by Eli Roth) to escape in exchange for his own amnesty from the Holocaust war-crimes he has committed throughout the movie. However, Donovitz double crosses Landa, and executes him in the forest just before reaching Allied Lines, realising that the deal is a dead letter now that the war is over.
Editor says, In the original cut, we see members of the Jewish Community in Boston signing Donowitz' Nazi killing bat, so we imagine that scene is left in and the plot developes more in that direction than the equally notorious swastika carving in the forehead. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.