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The devil's doctor : Felix Kersten and the secret plot to turn Himmler against Hitler

Author: John H Waller
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Tells the story of Felix Kersten, a physical therapist who became Heinrich Himmler's personal physician, and his influence over Himmler to join a plot to overthrow Adolf Hitler.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waller, John H.
Devil's doctor.
New York : J. Wiley, ©2002
Named Person: Heinrich Himmler; Felix Kersten; Felix Kersten; Heinrich Himmler; Felix Kersten; Heinrich Himmler; Felix Kersten; Heinrich Himmler; Felix Kersten
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John H Waller
ISBN: 0471396729 9780471396727
OCLC Number: 47623937
Description: x, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 Felix Kersten: A Man of Influence 7 --
2 Kersten's Dutch Connection 19 --
3 Walter Schellenberg: Senior Nazi Intelligence Officer 33 --
4 Rendezvous at Zhitomir: Genesis of High Treason 45 --
5 Helsinki 61 --
6 Searching for Contacts with the West 69 --
7 Saving Switzerland 77 --
8 Turkey and the Balkans 89 --
9 Hitler: Unfit to Rule 101 --
10 The Astrologer 113 --
11 Himmler, the Man 123 --
12 Enter the OSS 131 --
13 Hewitt Reports to President Roosevelt 141 --
14 Murder Plot Puts Kersten at Risk 159 --
15 Jews in Jeopardy 165 --
16 Negotiations with the Devil 171 --
17 Eleventh-Hour Rescue of Jewish Captives 179 --
18 Schellenberg Tries to Negotiate Surrender in Scandinavia 193 --
19 Himmler's Demise 199 --
Appendix 1 The Image of Europe 221 --
Appendix 2 Russia Wanted to Attack Poland together with Germany 223 --
Appendix 3 The Dutch Art Treasures ... 225 --
Appendix 4 My Journey to Finland 227 --
Appendix 5 Final Report on the Deliverance of the Warsaw Men 229 --
Appendix 6 Discussions on Peace with Mr. Hewitt 231 --
Appendix 7 An Account of Schellenberg's and Bernadotte's Efforts to Free Nazi Death Camp Victims 235 --
Appendix 8 The Reichsfuhrer SS and Chief of German Police 239 --
Appendix 9 Subject: Activities of Dr. Felix Kersten, Stockholm, SAFEHAVEN 241.
Responsibility: John H. Waller.
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