The Resource In the name of humanity, Max Wallace

In the name of humanity, Max Wallace

Label
In the name of humanity
Title
In the name of humanity
Statement of responsibility
Max Wallace
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Early in the morning of November 26, 1944, prisoners at Auschwitz heard a deafening explosion. Emerging from their barracks, they witnessed the crematoria--part of the largest killing machine in human history--come crashing down. Most assumed they had fallen victim to inmate sabotage and thousands gave a silent cheer. However, the Final Solution's most efficient murder apparatus had not been felled by Jews, but rather by the ruthless architect of mass genocide, SS chief Heinrich Himmler--an edict that has puzzled historians for more than six decades. Holocaust historian and New York Times bestselling author Max Wallace--a veteran interviewer for Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation--draws on an explosive cache of recently declassified documents and an account from the only living eyewitness to unravel the mystery. For the first time, he reveals an incredible story involving the secret negotiations of an unlikely trio--a former fascist President of Switzerland, a courageous Orthodox Jewish woman, and Himmler himself--to end the Holocaust, aided by clandestine Swedish and American intelligence efforts. He documents their efforts to deceive Himmler, successfully prevent the extermination of hundreds of thousands of Jews during the last months of the Second World War, and thwart Hitler's plan to take "every last Jew" down with the Reich. These are revelations that will help rewrite the history of the Holocaust and the Second World War."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wallace, Max
Dewey number
940.53/1853862
Index
index present
LC call number
D805.5.A96
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Concentration camps
  • Poland
Label
In the name of humanity, Max Wallace
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1001810128
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780143194934
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B5C02826-F11C-4318-B8ED-A4DA5FA14AB9
System control number
(OCoLC)1001810128
Label
In the name of humanity, Max Wallace
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1001810128
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780143194934
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B5C02826-F11C-4318-B8ED-A4DA5FA14AB9
System control number
(OCoLC)1001810128

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