The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II

by Robert P. Watson

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ISBN-13: 9780306824890
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication date: 04/26/2016
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author


Robert P. Watson, a prominent historian and frequent political commentator, is the author or editor of thirty-six books, including America’s First Crisis, which received a 2014 IPPY Gold Medal for history. He lives in Boca Raton, Florida.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: History's Secrets 1

Opening Act: Germany's Titanic

1 A Bold Idea 7

2 The Queen of the Atlantic 13

3 An Urgent Message 19

Starring Role: Nazi Propaganda Film

4 Rewriting History 27

5 Hollywood on the Rhine 33

6 Raising the Titanic 43

7 The Celebrated Selpin 51

8 A New Star 60

9 The Sinking of the Titanic 66

Third Role: Evacuation Ship

10 The Tide of War Changes 79

11 Evacuation 87

12 Neuengamme 99

13 A Cruel Race 109

14 Swedish Savior 119

Final Role: Floating Concentration Camps

15 Exodus 133

16 Floating Concentration Camps 145

17 In the Bunker 158

18 Operation Rainbow 169

19 Death from Above 181

20 Waves 194

Curtain Call

21 Final Act 209

22 Aftermath 221

Appendix I Why Did the Nazis Load Prisoners on the Ship? 239

Appendix II Did the RAF Know About the Cap Arcona? 245

Baltic Sea area, Germany 253

Hamburg-Neustadt area, Germany 254

Notes 255

Bibliography 276

Index 284

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