Most people know who Hitler was, but many do not know the man who gave Hitler some of his worst … More
Most people have heard of Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass) – the night when the Nazis targeted Jews throughout Germany – but most people do not know whose actions were used as the pretext for the attacks. Everyone Has Their Reasons is an excellent look at the fictional musings of one of history’s little-known assassins whose actions created such chaos.
I just received in the mail The Nazi Titanic by Robert P. Watson. I hope to read it soon and post … More
May 1945. Hitler is dead, and the Third Reich little more than smoking rubble. No GI wants to be the last man killed in action against the Germans. But for cigar-chewing, rough-talking, hard-drinking, hard-charging Captain Jack Lee and his men, there is one more mission: rescue fourteen prominent French prisoners held in an SS-guarded castle high in the Austrian Alps. It’s a dangerous mission, but Lee has help from a decorated German Wehrmacht officer and his men, who voluntarily join the fight.
An interesting psychological exploration of what it might be liked to be trapped between Prussian duty and one’s own moral code on the one hand and being a Captain in the Nazi army as it invades Poland on the other.
Patrick K. O’Donnell explores one of the most intriguing stories out of World War II – clandestine operations led by ex-German Jews against Nazi … More