Entry updated 2 November 2020. Tagged: Author.
(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
- Wenn das der Führer wüßte ["If Only the Führer Knew"] (Vienna, Austria: Molden, 1966) [hb/]
- The Twilight Men (New York: Meredith Press, 1968) [cut trans by Thomas Weyr of above: hb/Ned Glattauer]
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