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Axis Sally : the American voice of Nazi Germany

Author: Richard Lucas
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Casemate, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Mildred Gillars, a failed American Broadway actress turned radio announcer and disk jockey, who travelled to Germany and became a disseminator of Nazi propaganda on a German radio show during World War II, with the influence of her husband, Max Otto Koischwicz.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Mildred Gillars; Mildred Gillars; Mildred Gillars; Mildred Gillars; Mildred Gillars
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lucas
ISBN: 9781935149439 1935149431
OCLC Number: 635489125
Description: x, 321 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An unwanted child --
In front of the footlights --
Expatriate --
Wolves at the door --
Smiling through --
Did you raise your sons to be murderers? --
Survivors of the invasion front --
Alone --
The stage is set --
Destiny --
Convicted --
Penitent.
Other Titles: American voice of Nazi Germany
Responsibility: by Richard Lucas.

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One of the most notorious Americans of the twentieth century was a failed Broadway actress turned radio announcer named Mildred Gillars (1900-1988), better known to American GIs as "Axis Sally.  Read more...

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Lucas(1)s thorough biography does not exculpate Gillars from the wrong that Axis Sally did, but explains what might be a story incredible in fiction, about how a down-on-her-luck stage-struck Read more...

 
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