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The commandant : Rudolf Höss, the creator of Auschwitz

Baxter, Ian200805UU
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Offers an account of Rudolf Höss, the Commandant of Auschwitz, the concentration camp where between 1,100,000 and 1,500,000 men, women and children were murdered by the Nazis. This chronicle on Höss uses the experiences of his victims, his friends and collaborators, and the memoirs of the commandant himself. Ian Baxter has written the definitive account of Rudolf Höss, the Commandant of Auschwitz, the concentration camp where between 1,100,000 and 1,500,000 men, women and children were murdered by the Nazis. "The Commandant" reads with an urgency and moral commitment which belongs to the finest fiction. Ian Baxter has written the best conceivable chronicle on Höss using the experiences of his victims, his friends and collaborators, and the memoirs of the commandant himself. Few people will put this book down without understanding Höss and the pivotal role he played in the Holocaust.
Author:
Imprint:
Maverick House : [distributor] Turnaround : [distributor] Tower Books P/L, 2008.
Collation:
311 p. : b&w, ill., 8 pages ; 24x15 cm.
Contents:
AcknowledgementsPreface_____________ Chapter I: Early Days Chapter II: 'Arbeit Macht Frei'Chapter III: DecisionsChapter IV: NemesisChapter V: Special TreatmentChapter VI: Aktion Höss Chapter VII: Retribution Epilogue ______________Summary of Rudolf Höss's CareerList of the Officers Appointed to Auschwitz-Birkenau from 1940-1945Glossary and Abbreviations Rank Equivalents______________EndnotesBibliography______________Index.
Biography/History:
Ian Baxter is a military historian who specialises in German twentieth century military history. He has written more than twenty books. He currently lives in Essex with Michelle and son Felix.
ISBN:
9781905379507 (hbk)1905379501 (hbk)
Language:
English
BRN:
255902
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