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The Resource Nazis on the run : how Hitler's henchmen fled justice, Gerald Steinacher

Nazis on the run : how Hitler's henchmen fled justice, Gerald Steinacher

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Nazis on the run : how Hitler's henchmen fled justice
Title
Nazis on the run
Title remainder
how Hitler's henchmen fled justice
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Steinacher
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Steinacher not only reveals how Nazi war criminals escaped from justice at the end of the Second World War, fleeing through the Tyrolean Alps to Italian seaports, but he also highlights the key roles played by the Red Cross, the Vatican, and the Secret Services of the major powers. --from publisher description
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Steinacher, Gerald
Dewey number
940.54/05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DD256.5
LC item number
.S7413 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Nazis
  • War criminals
  • Fugitives from justice
Label
Nazis on the run : how Hitler's henchmen fled justice, Gerald Steinacher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as Nazis auf der Flucht. Wie Kriegsverbrecher über Italien nach Übersee entkamen, c2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [342]-364) and indexes
Contents
The Nazi escape route through Italy. Italy as a country of refuge ; Refugees, prisoners of war, and war criminals ; Illegal immigrants ; Smuggling goods and people ; South Tyrol, the Nazi bolt-hole ; Fake papers -- The co-responsibility of the international Red Cross. Red Cross travel documents ; How the ICRC issued travel documents in Italy ; The routine nature of false documentation ; The Red Cross calls a halt ; The Red Cross on the escape route ; Escaping with ethnic German identity -- The Vatican network. The Vatican relief commission ; The national subcommittees ; The network of Bishop Alois Hudal ; The monsignor and the Croatian fascists ; The role of the Church in South Tyrol ; Denazification through baptism -- The intelligence service ratline. Operation Bernhard ; The special case of Italy ; "Recycled" war criminals ; The origins of the Italian ratline ; The ratline players ; Escape along the ratline -- Destination Argentina. Argentinian immigration policy ; The recruitment of specialists ; Argentinian diplomats and agents in Italy ; Perón's escape agents in Italy ; Austrian pioneers in the escape network ; The escape of the concentration camp commandants ; A new start in Argentina -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn671709702
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 382 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199576869
Lccn
2011929255
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)671709702
Label
Nazis on the run : how Hitler's henchmen fled justice, Gerald Steinacher
Publication
Note
Originally published as Nazis auf der Flucht. Wie Kriegsverbrecher über Italien nach Übersee entkamen, c2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [342]-364) and indexes
Contents
The Nazi escape route through Italy. Italy as a country of refuge ; Refugees, prisoners of war, and war criminals ; Illegal immigrants ; Smuggling goods and people ; South Tyrol, the Nazi bolt-hole ; Fake papers -- The co-responsibility of the international Red Cross. Red Cross travel documents ; How the ICRC issued travel documents in Italy ; The routine nature of false documentation ; The Red Cross calls a halt ; The Red Cross on the escape route ; Escaping with ethnic German identity -- The Vatican network. The Vatican relief commission ; The national subcommittees ; The network of Bishop Alois Hudal ; The monsignor and the Croatian fascists ; The role of the Church in South Tyrol ; Denazification through baptism -- The intelligence service ratline. Operation Bernhard ; The special case of Italy ; "Recycled" war criminals ; The origins of the Italian ratline ; The ratline players ; Escape along the ratline -- Destination Argentina. Argentinian immigration policy ; The recruitment of specialists ; Argentinian diplomats and agents in Italy ; Perón's escape agents in Italy ; Austrian pioneers in the escape network ; The escape of the concentration camp commandants ; A new start in Argentina -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn671709702
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 382 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199576869
Lccn
2011929255
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)671709702

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