The Scourge of the Swastika: A Shot History of Nazi War Crimes

The Scourge of the Swastika: A Shot History of Nazi War Crimes

by Lord Russell of Liverpool

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Overview

This factual account of German war crimes of World War II is a formidable indictment of Nazi brutality and of the monstrous organisation which so terrorised occupied Europe and murdered at least 12 million civilians. Along with The Knights of Bushido:

A Short History of Japanese War Crimes, by the same author, it was a phenomenal best-seller when first published. Drawing on documentary evidence submitted to the Nuremberg Trials and brilliantly written by an expert intimately connected to the prosecution of war criminals, this searing condemnation of the Third Reich's crimes is factual, objective and unstinting in its efforts to expose the truth behind real or alleged atrocities.

It examines Hitler's instruments of tyranny and repression – the SS, Gestapo and Army; German crimes against prisoners of war; outrages committed on the high seas; crimes against civilian populations; the mass use of slave labour; the concentration camps; and the 'Final Solution'.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473877559
Publisher: Frontline Books
Publication date: 06/05/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 260
Sales rank: 710,644
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

LORD RUSSELL OF LIVERPOOL served in World War I and II and acted as Deputy Judge Advocate General for the British Army of the Rhine, giving legal advice on the prosecution of war criminals. He also wrote The Knights of the Bushido: A History of Japanese War Crimes.

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