No mass murder without victims.
2 The Vienna Kultusgemeinde before 1938.
Securing evidence - at the scene of the crime.
Jewish strategies to counter anti-Semitism.
The corporate state - in the shadow of the Third Reich.
The German invasion and the Austrian response.
Expropriation through the deprivation of rights.
The hunt for booty.
4 Struggle for survival and escape.
The decapitation of the Jewish Community.
The attempt to escape or 'Get rid of the Yids and keep their money here.'
5 The Vienna Jewish community under Nazi control.
The reorganization of the Kultusgemeinde.
Jewish self-help and welfare.
'Emigration' - mass expulsion.
6 November pogrom - overture to murder.
7 The Jewish community after the pogrom.
Escape as a last resort.
Functionaries: victims and messengers of terror.
Administration during the terror.
The employees in the system.
8 Beginning of the end.
Nisko or the dress rehearsal for deportation.
Segregation, concentration and theft.
9 Deportation and extermination.
10 The administration of extermination.
Segregation and identification or a Jewish star for 10 pfennigs.
Liquidation - expropriation to the last.
Designation and handing over of victims.
Welfare and burial service - administration in the shadow of destruction.
11 Die Kultusgemeinde - authorities without power.
The victims' perspective.
The administration and its employees.
The conditioning of leading functionaries.
Questions of character - individual Jewish functionaries before and after 1945.
12 Discussion of the Jewish councils and the situation in Vienna.
List of abbreviations.
Index of persons.