(1901-1983) Austrian author active in the Austrian underground during World War Two; his sf novel, Wenn das der Führer wüßte (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; after Hitler dies, a battle for power ensues. [JC]
see also: Germany.
Otto Adam Franz Basil
born Vienna, Austria: 24 December 1901
died Vienna, Austria: 19 February 1983
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