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The Holocaust (1934-1945)
Remembering Bayern Munich's Jewish history
Remembering Bayern Munich's Jewish history

As an author, Dirk Kamper was intrigued by the story of Kurt Landauer, a concentration camp survivor who helped turn Bayern Munich into one of the best soccer teams in the world. But as a German, he was more than a little apprehensive about exploring it. Stories about Nazis, Jews and the Holocaust still touch raw nerves in Germany seven decades after the war. "To tell you any qualified things about anti-Jewish feelings in Germany, it would take a lot of time," Kamper said in an email interview. "It is still there, without any doubt." In the end, though, Kamper's curiosity won out over his caution. "There was a point in time," he said "where...