Sunday, 19th November 2017
LEISURE ACTIVITIES & HOBBIES Article
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Recommended Book: Hans and Rudolf by Thomas Harding

Recommended Book: Hans and Rudolf by Thomas Harding

Tracking down Rudolf Höss, the SS commandant of Auschwitz

Hanns and Rudolf tells the story of how a young German Jewish refugee serving in the British army – the author’s uncle – was responsible in 1945 for tracking down and arresting Rudolf Höss, commandant of Auschwitz and one of the most dreadful mass murderers of all time.

Harding sketches the parallel lives of the SS officer with notable skill. The book is a moving reminder of what an extraordinary amount Britain gained by the Jewish flight from Europe in the 1930s – it could have been still more had we offered a warmer welcome to a host of German scientists who moved on to the US


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