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The Resource In the name of humanity : the secret deal to end the Holocaust, Max Wallace

In the name of humanity : the secret deal to end the Holocaust, Max Wallace

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In the name of humanity : the secret deal to end the Holocaust
Title
In the name of humanity
Title remainder
the secret deal to end the Holocaust
Statement of responsibility
Max Wallace
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Language
eng
Summary
"Early in the morning of November 26, 1944, prisoners at Auschwitz heard a deafening explosion. Emerging from their barracks, they witnessed the crematoria--part of the largest killing machine in human history--come crashing down. Most assumed they had fallen victim to inmate sabotage and thousands gave a silent cheer. However, the Final Solution's most efficient murder apparatus had not been felled by Jews, but rather by the ruthless architect of mass genocide, SS chief Heinrich Himmler--an edict that has puzzled historians for more than six decades. Holocaust historian and New York Times bestselling author Max Wallace--a veteran interviewer for Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation--draws on an explosive cache of recently declassified documents and an account from the only living eyewitness to unravel the mystery. For the first time, he reveals an incredible story involving the secret negotiations of an unlikely trio--a former fascist President of Switzerland, a courageous Orthodox Jewish woman, and Himmler himself--to end the Holocaust, aided by clandestine Swedish and American intelligence efforts. He documents their efforts to deceive Himmler, successfully prevent the extermination of hundreds of thousands of Jews during the last months of the Second World War, and thwart Hitler's plan to take "every last Jew" down with the Reich. These are revelations that will help rewrite the history of the Holocaust and the Second World War."--
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Wallace, Max,
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Nazi concentration camps
  • Poland
Label
In the name of humanity : the secret deal to end the Holocaust, Max Wallace
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
963394073
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
486 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670069590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)963394073
Label
In the name of humanity : the secret deal to end the Holocaust, Max Wallace
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
963394073
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
486 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670069590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)963394073

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