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Hanns and Rudolf : the true story of the German Jew who tracked down and caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz

Author: Thomas Harding
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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May 1945. In the aftermath of the Second Word War, the first British War Crimes Investigation Team is assembled to hunt down the senior Nazi officials responsible for the greatest atrocities the world has ever seen. One of the lead investigators is Lieutenant Hanns Alexander, a German Jew serving in the British Army. Rudolf Höss is his most elusive target. As Kommandant of Auschwitz, Hoss not only oversaw the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Biographies
NonFiction
Historical
War
Named Person: Rudolf Höss; Hanns Alexander; Hanns Alexander; Rudolf Höss; Hanns Alexander; Rudolf Höß
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Harding
ISBN: 9781476711843 1476711844 9781476711850 1476711852
OCLC Number: 816512839
Awards: Short-listed for Costa Biography Award 2013
Description: xix, 348 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Rudolf, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1901 --
Hanns, Berlin, Germany, 1917 --
Rudolf, Berlin, Germany, 1918 --
Hanns, Berlin, Germany, 1928 --
Rudolf, Berlin, Germany, 1928 --
Hanns, Berlin, Germany, 1933 --
Rudolf, Oswiecim, Upper Silesia, 1939 --
Hanns, London, England, 1939 --
Rudolf, Oswiecim, Upper Silesia, 1942 --
Hanns, Normandy, France, 1945 --
Rudolf, Berlin, Germany, 1943 --
Hanns, Brussels, Belgium, 1945 --
Rudolf, Berlin, Germany, 1945 --
Hanns, Belsen, Germany, 1945 --
Hanns and Rudolf, Gottrupel and Belsen, Germany, 1946 --
Hanns and Rudolf, Gottrupel, Germany, 1946 --
Hanns and Rudolf, Belsen and Nuremberg, Germany, 1946.
Responsibility: Thomas Harding.

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