Jackson. The nuremberg trial brilliantly recreates the proceedings and offers a reasoned, examination of the processes that created international law, often profound, standards that still guide prosecuting crimes against humanity to this day. A “fascinating” and comprehensive account of the trial of Nazi war criminals following World War II The New York Times.
Witness to Nuremberg: The Many Lives of the Man who Translated at the Nazi War TrialsArcade Publishing #ad - The chief translator and only American to speak with all Nazi defendants at Nuremberg shares his personal encounters with evil in this stirring memoir. In witness to nuremberg, richard sonnenfeldt recounts his experiences during the post-World War II trials, and also his life before and after Nuremberg.
What those memories say about today’s world is no simple thing. The new york Times. Sonnenfeldt dealt directly with top nazi leaders like Hermann Goering, Rudolph Hoss, and the editor of the anti-Semitic Der Sturmer, von Ribbentrop, Julius Streicher. At age twenty-two, richard sonnenfeldt was appointed the chief interpreter for the American prosecution of Nazi war criminals during the Nuremberg trials.
Witness to Nuremberg: The Many Lives of the Man who Translated at the Nazi War Trials #ad - This memoir is a detailed reflection that offers a firsthand account of World War II and the Nuremberg trials. From fleeing germany for england at eighteen years old, to being deported to Australia as a “German enemy alien, ” to arriving in the United States and joining the US Army, to fighting in the Battle of the Bulge and helping liberate the Dachau concentration camp.
It is unlikely anyone alive has as many firsthand memories of the Nazi leaders. As the only american to talk with all the defendants, Sonnenfeldt offers his unique insight into the minds of Nazi leadership, Goebbels, Himmler, including Hitler, and other high-ranking officials.
The Nuremberg Trials: The Nazis and Their Crimes Against HumanityArcturus #ad - Roland's compelling account is highly readable. Nicholas goodrick-clarke, professor of History, University of ExeterAnyone wishing to understand the nature of evil can do no better than look within the pages of this book. When hitler's 'thousand-year reich' collapsed after twelve years of increasing repression, but that still left Hermann Goering, Himmler and Goebbels took their own lives to evade justice, Albert Speer, how were those responsible to be punished? Hitler, Hitler's one-time Deputy Fu�hrer Rudolf Hess and many other prominent Nazis to be brought before the Allied courts.
This is the story of the nuremberg trials - the most important criminal hearings ever held, which established the principle that individuals will always be held responsible for their actions under international law, and which brought closure to World War II, allowing the reconstruction of Europe to begin.
The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials: A Personal MemoirKnopf #ad - Telford provides an engrossing eyewitness account of one of the most significant events of our century. A long-awaited memoir of the Nuremberg war crimes trials by one of its key participants. In 1945 telford taylor joined the prosecution staff and eventually became chief counsel of the international tribunal established to try top-echelon Nazis.
With Hitler to the End: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's ValetFrontline Books #ad - Through a host of anecdotes and observations, Linge recounts the daily routine in Hitler’s household: his eating habits, his preferences, his sense of humor, his foibles, and his private life with Braun. He was one of the last to leave the bunker and was responsible for guarding the door while Hitler killed himself.
Of interest to anyone seeking more insight into the everyday life of one of history’s monsters” Library Journal. Heinz linge worked with adolf hitler for a ten-year period from 1935 until the führer’s death in the Berlin bunker in May 1945. He claims that only Eva Braun stood closer to Hitler during these years.
During his years of service, Linge was responsible for all aspects of Hitler’s household and was constantly by his side. In fact, linge believed Hitler’s closest companion was his dog. After the war, linge said in an interview, “It was easier for him to sign a death warrant for an officer on the front than to swallow bad news about the health of his dog.
With Hitler to the End: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Valet #ad - In a number of instances—such as with the Stauffenberg bomb plot of July 1944—Linge gives an excellent eyewitness account of events. Now linge’s incredible story has been translated into English for the first time and casts new light on what it was like to be constantly alongside the Nazi despot. Daily Mail.
Creepy yet fascinating .
The Nuremberg InterviewsVintage #ad - During the nuremberg trials, Leon Goldensohn—a U. S. Candid and often shockingly truthful, The Nuremberg Interviews is a profound addition to our understanding of the Nazi mind and mission. Here too are interviews with lesser-known officials essential to the inner workings of the Third Reich. Army psychiatrist—monitored the mental health of two dozen Germans leaders charged with carrying out genocide.
These recorded conversations went largely unexamined for more than fifty years, until Robert Gellately—one of the premier historians of Nazi Germany—made them available to the public in this remarkable collection. Here are interviews with the likes of hans Frank, Hermann Goering, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, and Joachim von Ribbentrop—the highest ranking Nazi officials in the Nuremberg jails.
Carve Her Name with PridePen & Sword Military #ad - Minney’s stirring historical narrative was the basis for the classic 1959 film starring Virginia Mckenna and Paul Scofield Portland Book Review. To violette’s surprise, opportunity came at the request of Britain’s Special Organization Executive. The thrilling and inspiring true story of Violette Szabo, the fearless British cloak-and-dagger agent who infiltrated Nazi occupied France.
Violette Szabo was about to make history. His death only made the resilient young widow more determined than ever to join England’s war effort in World War II. J. Violette’s bravery and spirit shine throughout” this arresting true story of a heroic woman, undaunted by her missions, or the reality of the fate that would most likely await her in the closing years of war.
Carve Her Name with Pride #ad - . Then, 1944, on june 7, Szabo parachuted into Limoges. Switchboard operator and volunteer for the women’s Land Army, Etienne, a captain in the French Foreign Legion, Violette Szabo was only twenty-two years old when her husband, died at El Alamein. R. The purpose of the soe was to conduct sabotage and espionage, and to aide local resistance movements in occupied Europe.
Her task was to coordinate the work of the French Resistance in the first days after D-Day. Trained in secret in the scottish Highlands, Violette became an expert in fieldcraft, covert navigation, and weapons and demolition.
The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's MenMariner Books #ad - Now, relying on a trove of newly disclosed documents and scores of interviews, Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter Eric Lichtblau reveals this little-known and “disturbing” chapter of postwar history Salon. . In this new york times bestseller, once-secret government records and interviews tell the full story of the thousands of Nazis—from concentration camp guards to high-level officers in the Third Reich—who came to the United States after World War II and quietly settled into new lives.
A newsweek best book of the Year: “Captivating . . . Many gained entry on their own as self-styled war “refugees. But some had help from the US government. The cia, and the military all put hitler’s minions to work as spies, the FBI, and leading scientists and engineers, intelligence assets, whitewashing their histories.
The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men #ad - Rooted in first-rate research” The New York Times Book Review. Only years after their arrival did private sleuths and government prosecutors begin trying to identify the hidden Nazis.
Marching Orders: The Untold Story of How the American Breaking of the Japanese Secret Codes Led to the Defeat of Nazi Germany and JapanOpen Road Media #ad - Lee presents a thrilling day-by-day chronicle of the difficult choices faced by the American military brain trust and how, aware of Japan’s adamant refusal to surrender, the United States made the fateful decision to drop nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. With this book, “many of the mysteries that have eluded historians since the end of the war are much clarified: the Pearl Harbor fiasco, why the Americans let the Russians capture Berlin, D-Day, and why the decision to drop the atomic bomb was made.
The “extraordinarily informed” account of how US cryptographers broke Japan’s Purple cipher to change the course of World War II Kirkus Reviews, starred review. Marching orders tells the story of how the american military’s breaking of the Japanese diplomatic Purple codes during World War II led to the defeat of Nazi Germany and hastened the end of the devastating conflict.
Marching Orders: The Untold Story of How the American Breaking of the Japanese Secret Codes Led to the Defeat of Nazi Germany and Japan #ad - Hailed as “one of the most important books ever published on World War II” by Robert T. This is the most significant publication about World War II since the recent series of books on the Ultra revelations” Library Journal. Crowley, an intelligence officer who later became a senior executive at the CIA, Marching Orders unveils the untold stories behind some of the Second World War’s most critical events, bringing them to vivid life.
Winks said, “no one with the slightest interest in World War II or in the origins of the Cold War can afford to ignore. ” . Challenging conventional wisdom, Marching Orders demonstrates how an American invasion of Japan would have resulted in massive casualties for both forces.
Goering: The Rise and Fall of the Notorious Nazi LeaderSkyhorse Publishing #ad - He committed suicide in prison before he could be hanged. As he rose in power, though, Goering became disillusioned and was eventually shunned from Hitler’s inner circle. In goering, roger manvell and heinrich Fraenkel use firsthand testimonies and a variety of historical documents to tell the story of a monster lurking in Hitler’s shadows.
Biographies of goebbels, goering, Himmler, and the men who tried to kill Hitler in 1944. . . . A penetrating biography of one of the most infamous members of the Nazi high command. After rising through the ranks of the german army, Hermann Goering became Hitler’s right hand man and was hand-picked to head the Luftwaffe, one of history’s most feared fighting forces.
Goering: The Rise and Fall of the Notorious Nazi Leader #ad - Alone at the end, he faced justice at the Nuremberg trials and was convicted of war crimes and crime against humanity. To the best of my knowledge there are no better biographies in existence. The new york Review of Books. Within these pages, manvell and Fraenkel bring to life one of history’s most complicated and hated characters.
Manvell and Fraenkel have produced . . .
Auschwitz and the Allies: A Devastating Account of How the Allies Responded to the News of Hitler's Mass MurderRosettaBooks #ad - A thorough analysis of allied actions after learning about the horrors of Nazi concentration camps—includes survivors’ firsthand accounts. Why did they wait so long? among the myriad questions of what the Allies could have done differently in World War II, understanding why it took them so long to respond to the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps—specifically Auschwitz—remains vital today.
An unforgettable contribution to the history of the last war. Jewish chronicle . Featuring twenty maps prepared specifically for this history and thirty-four photographs, along with firsthand accounts by escaped Auschwitz prisoners, Gilbert reconstructs the span of time between Allied awareness and definitive action in the face of overwhelming evidence of Nazi atrocities.
Auschwitz and the Allies: A Devastating Account of How the Allies Responded to the News of Hitler's Mass Murder #ad - In auschwitz and the allies, martin gilbert presents a comprehensive look into the series of decisions that helped shape this particular course of the war, through his eminent blend of exhaustive devotion to the facts and accessible, and the fate of millions of people, graceful writing.