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Beyond redemption? : how S.S. Colonel Kurt Becher saved thousands of Jews and plundered their wealth

Author: Harold Serebro; Jacques Sellschop
Publisher: Bath : Westmoreland and Trent, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This is the story of SS Colonel Kurt Andreas Becher, who was a confidante of Himmler. Yet Becher also negotiated the rescue of 1684 Jews in exchange for their wealth. After the war he was viewed as both a saviour and a demon. Did his humanitarian gestures sanitise his soul or did motives of commercial gain condemn him to eternal guilt? The reader must decide if he is Beyond Redemption?
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kurt Becher; Rezső Rudolf Kasztner; Kurt Becher; Rezső Rudolf Kasztner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Serebro; Jacques Sellschop
ISBN: 9780620346610 0620346612 9780620379427 0620379421
OCLC Number: 181327776
Description: x, 742 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Harold Serebro with Jacques Sellschop.

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This is the story of SS Colonel Kurt Andreas Becher, who was a confidante of Himmler. Yet Becher also negotiated the rescue of 1684 Jews in exchange for their wealth. After the war he was viewed as both a saviour and a demon. Did his humanitarian gestures sanitise his soul or did motives of commercial gain condemn him to eternal guilt? The reader must decide if he is Beyond Redemption?

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