The Resource The Eichmann kommandos, Michael A. Musmanno, (electronic resource)

The Eichmann kommandos, Michael A. Musmanno, (electronic resource)

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The Eichmann kommandos
Title
The Eichmann kommandos
Statement of responsibility
Michael A. Musmanno
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Language
eng
Summary
Includes 204 photos, plans and maps illustrating The Holocaust "Fourteen officers of the SS (Elite Guard) were sentenced today to hang for at least a million killings. The sentences wound up the biggest murder trial in history. The men were leaders of the "Einsatz Kommandos"...special extermination squads sent...to do away with peoples classified by the Nazis as racially undesirable."-NUREMBERG, APRIL 10 (1948)-(ASSOCIATED PRESS) After the first Nuremberg trials of the remaining Nazi leaders in 1945-6, the Allies spent much time and effort in searching out the men responsible for the Holocaust, the full scale of which was only then becoming apparent. In the most important case of his career, Judge Michael A. Musmanno (Captain USN), presided over the trial of the leaders of the Einsatz Kommandos, death squads trained to hunt and kill "Untermenschen" or those deemed undesirable by Hitler. Blazing a bloody trail across the conquered areas of Poland, the Ukraine, White Russia and the Baltic states, the Einsatzgruppen shot innocent men, women and children by the tens of thousands. Finding that shooting was an inefficient way to complete their horrendous executions, the Einsatz Kommando leaders pioneered the use of mobile poison gas trucks which would lead to the evolution of the death camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Treblinka, Belzec and Sobibor and the industrialised murder of the Holocaust. In this riveting and horrifying book the author looks back on a trial that serves as a testament to the depths of man's inhumanity; at times almost surreal in its horror it is a story that should be read and re-read
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Midwest
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1897-1968
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Musmanno, Michael A.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jews
  • Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The Eichmann kommandos, Michael A. Musmanno, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781786253064
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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11521917
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MWT11521917
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The Eichmann kommandos, Michael A. Musmanno, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781786253064
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11521917
Publisher number
MWT11521917
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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