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Hitler's Holy Relics: A True Story of Nazi Plunder and the Race to Recover the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2012

    I was impressed!

    This book almost seemed impossible it's plotline until I realized it wasn't a Dan Brown fiction. The author lived one of the most engaging historical mysteries of modern times and ine of the oddiest stories ever to come to light after World War 2. Worth reading if you are into history and mystery.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2011

    A WWII investigation almost lost in history

    This reading tells the story of Walter Horn, an expatriate German art historian who joins US Army intelligence to become an interrogator on the European theater. During his tour of duty, he leads a mostly one man investigation into the disappearance of priceless treasure, the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire. Along the way, he discovers a darker, edgier side to the Nazi regime. The Nazi Party is not just a political movement but a secular one as well. Horn must unravel this mystery in just three weeks, and he uncovers the truth behind Hitler's and his right hand man's, Heinrich Himmler, insane plans for a new European empire.
    For me, I couldn't believe that a single man went through this much investigation and adventure. The reading provides lengthy descriptions of otherwise little known artifacts of the Old World. This reading portrays the opposing forces in a more disturbing manner rather than a more popularly portrayed gruesome aspect. For one, Nazis believed in the mystical power of ancient Aryan runes and American occupational services were paying former Nazis to prepare Nurnberg's judicial buildings for the Nurnberg Trials. If you like reading about WWII in Europe or a mild adventure, I would recommend this book.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2012

    Great book.

    Lots and lots of insider info if you're into WW2 History, etc...

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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