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Quentin Tarantino's Reading List

Originally published by World War II magazine. Published Online: July 23, 2009 
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Occupation
The Ordeal of France 1940–1944

Ian Ousby (1998)
"A very good overview that answered all of my questions about life in Nazi-occupied France."

The Employment of Negro Troops
Ulysses Lee (1966)
"The most profound thing I've ever read on both the war and racist America of the 1940s, commissioned by the U.S. Army to examine the effectiveness of their employment of black soldiers. Lee came up with such damning information about the military that it was withheld from public view until 1966. Powerful."

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Ministry of Illusion
Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife

Eric Rentschler (1996)
"A wonderful critical reexamination of German cinema under Joseph Goebbels. Rentschler goes far beyond the demonizing approach employed by most writers on this subject (like Susan Tegel in Nazis and the Cinema). His excerpts from Goebbels's diaries are priceless. And after all these years he dares to make a fair appraisal of Nazi filmmaker Veit Harlan."

Leni Riefenstahl
The Fallen Film Goddess

Glenn B. Infield (1976)
"The first of many books I've read on Fräuline Riefenstahl."

Leni Riefenstahl
Leni Riefenstahl (1993)
"Mesmerizing. Though you can't believe half of it. That still leaves half to ponder. Her descriptions of normal friendly conversations with Hitler are amazing and ring of truth."

Writer-director Quentin Tarantino, who made his mark in Hollywood with Reservoir Dogs (1992) and solidified it with the groundbreaking Pulp Fiction (1994), has turned to World War II with his latest film. Inglourious Basterds, the story of a group of Jewish American soldiers who take violent revenge against the Nazis, opened August 21. Click here to read our review of the film.


3 Responses to “Quentin Tarantino's Reading List”


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    Barone Miliband says:

    Sooo you support Tarantinos Pro-Jewish, Anti-White, and Anti-German story of Jewish revenge and atrocities?
    You hypocrites love it when your sacred cows do the murdering, but if someone else does it you cretins scream in self righteous indignation.
    Now Tarantino leads you through vicarious slaughter which you gleefully watch with the erections of the perverse.
    I wish he would make a movie with me and four friends hunting down Tarantinos murder bunch. Then we would see how tough they are.
    This balkanized state believes in nothing but kow towing to Nazi like minorities who are worshipped as Gods and Tarantino spells it out for all you blood thirsty cretins to wash your stink in it.

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      bg says:

      did you write this comment from your room in shutter island, because it makes no sense and I think your crazy or you are a german nazi… im gonna go with crazy… "get the hate out your heart son" -he got game

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    JamesW says:

    Q.T.s films thematically show that misuse of power,- particularly sadistic violence against the helpless- is always wrong…

    & no matter what purported values [or lack of them] may be claimed as justiying initial action or retribution..its still wrong, whether there is a following redemption or not..



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