Basil, Otto

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(1901-1983) Austrian author active in the Austrian underground during World War Two; his sf novel, Wenn das der Führer wüßte ["If Only the Führer Knew"] (1966; cut trans Thomas Weyr as The Twilight Men 1968), is set in an Alternate History in which Hitler Wins in 1945 through the use of atomic weapons; Hitler's subsequent death does not affect the vast Eugenic program instituted, in which conquered Russian territory is used to breed proper Aryans. [JC]

see also: Germany.

Otto Adam Franz Basil

born Vienna, Austria: 24 December 1901

died Vienna, Austria: 19 February 1983



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