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Hitler's Intelligence Chief: Walter Schellenberg
     

Hitler's Intelligence Chief: Walter Schellenberg

by Reinhard R. Doerries
 

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Hitler’s Intelligence Chief is a biographical portrait of SS General Walter Schellenberg during the final months of the Third Reich as he accompanied Heinrich Himmler while attempting to save his own life. Schellenberg was part of the Nazi leadership, although he never was directly involved in killing. In 1945, he negotiated the freeing of twenty

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Hitler’s Intelligence Chief is a biographical portrait of SS General Walter Schellenberg during the final months of the Third Reich as he accompanied Heinrich Himmler while attempting to save his own life. Schellenberg was part of the Nazi leadership, although he never was directly involved in killing. In 1945, he negotiated the freeing of twenty thousand concentration camp inmates to Sweden through Count Bernadotte. He was arrested in Denmark and wrote his first memoir, which is reproduced in its entirety in this book, with notes and comments by Reinhard R. Doerries. At Nuremberg, Schellenberg was a witness and then served a six-year sentence. He died in Italy in 1952.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936274130
Publisher:
Enigma Books
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
1,231,498
File size:
692 KB

Meet the Author

Professor of modern history, has published widely in English and German. Founder of the International Intelligence History Association. Dr. Gerhard L. Weinberg was born in Germany and came to the U.S. in 1940. After serving in the U.S. Army, he received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago. He was one of the scholars to work on German documents captured in 1945. is Emeritus

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