Rudi and Helena escape from a long procession of Jews being marched into Babi Yar. They are eventually rescued from a hayloft by a group of Jewish partisans. Erik Dorf attends a top-level Nazi conference in which Heydrich gives Hilter's orders of the final solution for all the Jews in Europe. Karl Weiss has been transferred to Theresienstadt concentration camp which the Germans use to display to the Red Cross officials and representatives of neutral countries that Jews are being treated kindly. Karl learns that his fellow artists in the camp are creating propaganda paintings by day while secretly drawing images of the brutal conditions of the camp by night.
Did You Know?
The mannerisms and dialogue of the Wannsee Conference, which portrays Heydrich dominating the conference by barking, bullying, and ordering the other participants, is completely contrary to the historic record. Historically, Heydrich conducted the conference in a somewhat civil round table format, listening to opinions of others in attendance, and addressing conflicts privately either afterwards or during meeting breaks. See more