In the Main Headquarters [במצבאה הראשית]

A farcical tale set in a Nazi headquarters involving Goering, Goebbels, Bormann, Hitler, the illegitimate child of a German officer, and an old Jewish man. Goering and Goebbels argue with Bormann over the fate of the child, but Hitler shoots her. Hitler and the officers then torment a soldier and an old Jewish man by taking shots at them.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:7M/1F
Notes:

The play was never published in Hebrew. Katzenelson wrote the play in a concentration camp and hid it. He was later sent to the gas chambers.

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Nationality of Author: Russian
Original Language: Hebrew

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