Rena's Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz

By Rena Kornreich Gelissen, Heather Dune Macadam

An improved version of the robust memoir approximately sisters' selection to live on in the course of the Holocaust that includes new and not earlier than printed information regarding the 1st shipping of girls to Auschwitz

In March 1942, Rena Kornreich and 997 different younger ladies have been rounded up and compelled onto the 1st Jewish delivery of ladies to Auschwitz. quickly after, Rena was once reunited together with her sister Danka on the camp, starting a tale of affection and braveness that will final 3 years and 41 days. From smuggling bread for his or her neighbors to narrowly escaping the ever-present threats that loomed at each flip, the compelling occasions in Rena’s Promise remind us that humanity and wish can live to tell the tale inordinate brutality.

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Chess Story (New York Review Books Classics)

By Stefan Zweig

Chess Story, sometimes called The Royal Game, is the Austrian grasp Stefan Zweig's ultimate fulfillment, accomplished in Brazilian exile and despatched off to his American writer simply days sooner than his suicide in 1942. it's the in simple terms tale during which Zweig appears to be like at Nazism, and he does so with attribute emphasis at the psychological.

Travelers via send from long island to Buenos Aires locate that on board with them is the realm champion of chess, an conceited and unfriendly guy. they arrive jointly to attempt their abilities opposed to him and are soundly defeated. Then a mysterious passenger steps ahead to recommend them and their fortunes switch. How he got here to own his notable snatch of the sport of chess and at what rate lie on the middle of Zweig's story.

This new translation of Chess Story brings out the work's strange mix of excessive suspense and poignant mirrored image.

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Saucers, Swastikas and Psyops: A History of A Breakaway Civilization: Hidden Aerospace Technologies and Psychological Operations

By Joseph P. Farrell

Oxford-educated historian Farrell keeps his best-selling publication sequence on suppressed expertise, Nazi survival and the postwar psyops along with his new booklet Saucers, Swastikas and Psyops. Farrell discusses SS Commando Otto Skorzeny; George Adamski; the alleged Hannebu and Vril craft of the 3rd Reich; The unusual Case of Dr. Hermann Oberth; Nazis within the US and their connections to "UFO contactees;” The Memes-an concept or habit unfold from individual to individual inside a culture-are Implants; Adamski's ET Message: the risk of Weaponized Gravity; and plenty extra. What do the next issues have in universal: George Adamski, Fascists, Nazi scientists, American engineers, the CIA, the Wall highway Morgan pursuits, I.G. Farben, ITT, SS Commando Otto Skorzeny, the post-war Nazi foreign, American Intelligence and the Mafia Drug Lords? resolution: they're all elements of a "breakaway civilization” trying to guard its regulate over complex applied sciences and to venture itself into outer house whereas waging a covert warfare the following in the world with an analogous complicated technologies-and the remainder of humanity be damned. sign up for internationally-known researcher Joseph P. Farrell during this subsequent bankruptcy in his reveal of mystery Nazi wartime and postwar examine that he started within the SS Brotherhood of the Bell and Nazi overseas.

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The Occult Roots of Nazism: Secret Aryan Cults and Their Influence on Nazi Ideology

By Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

Over part a century after the defeat of the 3rd Reich the complexities of Nazi ideology are nonetheless being unravelled. this article is a significant try to establish those ideological origins. It demonstrates the way Nazism was once prompted via strong occult and millenarian sects that thrived in Germany and Austria on the flip of the century. Their rules and logos filtered via to nationalist-racist teams linked to the baby Nazi celebration and their fantasies have been performed out with terrifying effects within the 3rd Reich: Auschwitz, Sobibor and Treblinka are the hellish museums of the Nazi apocalypse. This weird and wonderful and interesting tale comprises classes we won't manage to pay for to disregard.

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Hitler's Enforcers: The Gestapo and the SS Security Service in the Nazi Revolution

By George C. Browder

This primary socio-organizational background of the Gestapo, the SD, and the usual detectives of the 3rd Reich, 1932-1937, this booklet explores the roots in their roles in police terror and courses of mass homicide. those team of workers helped to shape the nature and missions in their corporations, which have been now not easily made out of above by way of Hitler, Himmler, or Heydrich. Hitler's Enforcers relies on examine at 34 data in Germany and the U.S., together with the body of workers documents of over 1,000 former individuals, and is the 1st such examine to learn from the German files captured by way of the Soviets and Poles and saved mystery till recently.

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Fatherland: A Novel

By Robert Harris

Fatherland is decided in an alternate global the place Hitler has received the second one international conflict. it's April 1964 and one week ahead of Hitler's seventy fifth birthday. Xavier March, a detective of the Kriminalpolizei, is named out to enquire the invention of a lifeless physique in a lake close to Berlin's such a lot prestigious suburb.

As March discovers the id of the physique, he uncovers symptoms of a conspiracy which could visit the very best of the German Reich. And, with the Gestapo only one step at the back of, March, including an American journalist, is stuck up in a race to find and demonstrate the reality -- a fact that has already killed, a fact which can topple governments, a fact that may switch history.

From the Paperback edition.

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Fatherland: A Novel

By Robert Harris

Fatherland is decided in another global the place Hitler has gained the second one international warfare. it really is April 1964 and one week prior to Hitler's seventy fifth birthday. Xavier March, a detective of the Kriminalpolizei, is named out to enquire the invention of a useless physique in a lake close to Berlin's so much prestigious suburb.

As March discovers the id of the physique, he uncovers indicators of a conspiracy which may visit the very best of the German Reich. And, with the Gestapo only one step in the back of, March, including an American journalist, is stuck up in a race to find and show the reality -- a fact that has already killed, a fact which can topple governments, a fact that would switch history.

From the Paperback edition.

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Hitler's Holy Relics: A True Story of Nazi Plunder and the Race to Recover the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire

By Sidney Kirkpatrick

From Paris to Stalingrad, the Nazis systematically plundered all demeanour of paintings and antiquities. however the first and most dear treasures they looted have been the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire. In Hitler’s Holy Relics, bestselling writer Sidney Kirkpatrick tells the riveting and not ahead of informed real tale of ways an American university professor became military sleuth recovered those adored symbols of Hitler’s Thousand yr Reich prior to they can turn into a rallying element within the construction of a Fourth and both unholy Reich.

Anticipating the Allied invasion of Nazi Germany, Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler had ordered a top-secret bunker carved deep into the bedrock underneath Nürnberg fortress. contained in the well-guarded chamber used to be a especially developed vault that held the plundered treasures Hitler valued the main: the Spear of future (reputed to were used to pierce Christ’s part whereas he used to be at the go) and the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire, historical artifacts steeped in medieval mysticism and coveted by means of international rulers from Charlemagne to Napoleon. yet as Allied bombers rained devastation upon Nürnberg and the U.S. 7th military ready to invade the town Hitler referred to as “the soul of the Nazi Party,” 5 of the main beneficial relics, all crucial to the coronation rite of a will be Holy Roman Emperor, vanished from the vault.

Who took them? And why? The secret remained unsolved for months after the war’s finish, until eventually the superb Allied Commander, basic Dwight D. Eisenhower, ordered Lieutenant Walter Horn, a German-born artwork historian on go away from U.C. Berkeley, to seek down the lacking treasures.To accomplish his project, Horn needs to revisit the now rubble strewn panorama of his formative years and delve into the traditional legends and arcane mysticism surrounding the antiquities that Hitler had looted in his quest for global domination. Horn searches for clues within the burnt continues to be of Himmler’s inner most citadel and follows the path of neo Nazi “Teutonic  Knights” charged with retaining an enormous hidden  fortune in plundered gold and different treasure.

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Childhood

By Jona Oberski

A rediscovered masterpiece: an unblinking view of the Holocaust via a child’s eyes

Told from the point of view of a kid slowly awakening to the atrocities surrounding him, Childhood is a searing tale of the Holocaust that no reader will quickly fail to remember. As five-year-old Jona waits along with his parents to to migrate from Nazi-occupied Amsterdam to Palestine, they're woke up at evening, wear a teach, and finally interred within the camps at Bergen-Belsen. There, what firstly looks a purely dreary lifestyles quickly unearths itself to be one of many worst horrors humanity has ever created. A triumph of heartrending readability and dispassionate amazement, Childhood stands tall along such monuments of Holocaust literature as The Diary of Anne Frank, Elie Wiesel’s evening, and Primo Levi’s Survival in Auschwitz.

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The Boys from Brazil

By Ira Levin

It really is 1974, yet for Dr Mengele and his crew of Nazis, global conflict II isn't but over. they've got a negative plan to beat the realm, yet how does it contain a gaggle of boys that come from varied international locations, but all glance the exact same? just one guy can discover. "Penguin Readers" is a sequence of simplified novels, movie novelizations and unique titles that introduce scholars in any respect degrees to the pleasures of examining in English. initially designed for educating English as a overseas language, the sequence' blend of excessive curiosity point and coffee studying age makes it appropriate for either English-speaking youngsters with constrained interpreting abilities and scholars of English as a moment language. Many titles within the sequence additionally supply entry to the pre-20th century literature strands of the nationwide Curriculum English Orders. "Penguin Readers" are graded at seven degrees of hassle, from "Easystarts" with a 200-word vocabulary, to point 6 (Advanced) with a 3000-word vocabulary. furthermore, titles fall into certainly one of 3 sub-categories: "Contemporary", "Classics" or "Originals". on the finish of every e-book there's a part of stress-free routines concentrating on vocabulary development, comprehension, dialogue and writing. a few titles within the sequence can be found with an accompanying audio cassette, or in a e-book and cassette pack. also, chosen titles have unfastened accompanying "Penguin Readers Factsheets" which offer stimulating workout fabric for college kids, in addition to feedback for lecturers on easy methods to take advantage of the Readers at school.

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