The Hunt For Martin Bormann

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On the night of 1 May 1945 Martin Bormann, head of the Nazi Party Chancellery and private secretary to Adolf Hitler, fled Fuhrer's bunker into the ruins of Berlin. His subsequent disappearance became the source of countless rumours and wild speculation over the years, even including a theory that he had been kidnapped by the son of Churchill's doctor and Lt Commander Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond books, and had spent the rest of his life in quiet retirement in the ...

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Overview

On the night of 1 May 1945 Martin Bormann, head of the Nazi Party Chancellery and private secretary to Adolf Hitler, fled Fuhrer's bunker into the ruins of Berlin. His subsequent disappearance became the source of countless rumours and wild speculation over the years, even including a theory that he had been kidnapped by the son of Churchill's doctor and Lt Commander Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond books, and had spent the rest of his life in quiet retirement in the English Home Counties!

In The Hunt for Martin Bormann, Charles Whiting examines over 50 years of rumours, claims and counter-claims to uncover the real fate of one of the most hunted men of the twentieth century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848842892
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
  • Publication date: 11/19/2010
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 799,708
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Chronology ix

Prologue xii

Introduction xiii

I The Birth of a Legend 1

II The Man in the Shadows 39

III The Hunt Begins 77

IV The CIA Takes a Hand 117

V Enter "The Spy of the Century" 159

VI The Man from Stern 193

Epilogue 217

Bibliography 221

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