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Farewell to Spandau

Author: Tony Le Tissier
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The last British Governor of Spandau Allied Prison puts the record straight about the final years of Rudolf Hess's life, and his ultimate suicide while in Allied custody. [The author] ... counters the many allegations, which have abounded, that the prisoner was an imposter, that he was kept in isolation and even that he was murdered"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Rudolf Hess; Rudolf Hess; Tony Le Tissier; Rudolf Hess
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Le Tissier
ISBN: 9780750948371 075094837X
OCLC Number: 191810464
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 158 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Spandau Allied Prison --
Changing the guard --
The administration --
Allied prisoner no. 7 --
Conditions --
The family --
Developments and surprises --
The last lap --
Death in the afternoon --
Two autopsies, two burials --
Clearing up --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Tony Le Tissier.

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"The odd story of Hess imprisonment and death is one of those fascinating footnotes of history and readers will not find a better account of them than this book." "The Washington Times""

 
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