Spies, Lies, and Citizenship: The Hunt for Nazi Criminals

Spies Lies and Citizenship The Hunt for Nazi Criminals In the s news broke that former Nazis had escaped prosecution and were living the good life in the U S Outrage swept the nation and the public outcry put extreme pressure on the US government to

  • Title: Spies, Lies, and Citizenship: The Hunt for Nazi Criminals
  • Author: Mary Kathryn Barbier
  • ISBN: 9781612347271
  • Page: 498
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the 1970s, news broke that former Nazis had escaped prosecution and were living the good life in the U.S Outrage swept the nation and the public outcry put extreme pressure on the US government to investigate these claims and to deport offenders The subsequent creation of the Office of Special Investigations OSI marked the official beginning of Nazi hunting in the UIn the 1970s, news broke that former Nazis had escaped prosecution and were living the good life in the U.S Outrage swept the nation and the public outcry put extreme pressure on the US government to investigate these claims and to deport offenders The subsequent creation of the Office of Special Investigations OSI marked the official beginning of Nazi hunting in the United States, but far from its end.Thirty some years later, in November of 2010, The New York Times obtained a copy of a confidential 2006 report by the Justice Department entitled The Office of Special Investigations Striving for Accountability in the Aftermath of the Holocaust The 600 page report held shocking secrets regarding the government s botched attempts to hunt and persecute Nazis in the U.S and its willingness to harbor and even employ these criminals after World War II Drawing from this report alongside other sources, Spies, Lies, and Citizenship by Mary Kathryn Barbier exposes scandalous new information about infamous Nazi fugitives, including Josef Mengele, Andrija Artukovic, Arthur Rudolph, Karl Waldheim, and Klaus Barbie, sheltered and protected in the U.S and beyond and the ongoing attempts to bring the remaining Nazis to justice.

    One thought on “Spies, Lies, and Citizenship: The Hunt for Nazi Criminals”

    1. This book's title promises much but the book delivers little. The book is non-scholarly and is a very superficial retelling of a complicated and fascinating subject that has been told so much better by others. Barbier is more interested in recitations of A moved to B and then to C than in analyzing the material and setting forth a critical structure. Her mind-numbing lists of who moved where and when obscure the greater narrative of what these war criminals actually did, why they were allowed to [...]

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