KATRIN HIMMLER is Heinrich Himmler's great-niece, a writer and political analyst. She is the author of The Himmler Brothers: A German Family History. MICHAEL WILDT is an internationally recognized author who specializes in the Third Reich, his books include An Uncompromising Generation: The Nazi Leadership of the Reich Security Main Office. THOMAS S. HANSEN, Ph.D. and ABBY J. HANSEN, Ph.D. are a translating team. In 2012 they published the Centennial Edition of Thomas Mann's Death in Venice.