Above is the movie version of the execution of Amon Goeth, the homicidal Nazi commandant in Schindler’s List. Below is the real thing. It took the
Russkies Poles three tries to get it right.
If you want something to think about consider the logistics of rounding up and executing 6 million people. That is more than the entire population of Missouri. To do it in four years like the Nazis did you would have to kill over 4 thousand people per day. Now consider that Jews were only half to one-third of the people murdered by the Nazis.
The Nazis were well organized and kept detailed records. Those records were part of what Hannah Arendt was referring to by the phrase “the banality of evil.”