Hitler's first victims : the quest for justice (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Hitler's first victims : the quest for justice

Hitler's first victims : the quest for justice

Author: Timothy W Ryback
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Before Germany was engulfed by Nazi dictatorship, it was a constitutional republic. And just before Dachau Concentration Camp became a site of Nazi genocide, it was a state detention center for political prisoners, subject to police authority and due process. The camp began its irrevocable transformation from one to the other following the execution of four Jewish detainees in the spring of 1933. Timothy W.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Narrative non-fiction
Named Person: Josef Hartinger; Josef Hartinger; Josef Hartinger; Josef Hartinger; Josef Hartinger; Josef Hartinger
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy W Ryback
ISBN: 9780385352918 0385352913 0385352921 9780385352925 9781847923301 1847923305
OCLC Number: 867424108
Description: x, 273 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prelude to justice --
Crimes of the spring --
Late afternoon news --
Wintersberger --
Witness to atrocity --
The state of Bavaria --
Rumors from the Würm Mill Woods --
The utility of atrocity --
Steinbrenner unleashed --
The Gumbel report --
Law and disorder --
A realm unto itself --
Evidence of evil --
Presidential powers --
Death sentence --
Good faith agreements --
Rules of law --
Epilogue : the Hartinger conviction --
Appendix : Hartinger's registers.
Responsibility: Timothy W. Ryback.


Hitler's First Victims is a fast-paced narrative reconstruction of six dramatic weeks in 1933 that tells the astonishing true story of one man's race to expose the Nazis as murderers on the eve of  Read more...


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"Frighteningly compelling ... the feel and pace of a court-room thriller. As it approaches its climax, you almost believe this dogged, decent man is going to win through ... superbly researched and Read more...

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