New PDF release: In the Name of Humanity: The Secret Deal to End the

By Max Wallace

On November 25, 1944, prisoners at Auschwitz heard a deafening explosion. rising from their barracks, they witnessed the crematoria and fuel chambers--part of the most important killing computing device in human history--come crashing down. such a lot assumed they'd fallen sufferer to inmate sabotage and millions silently cheered. even though, the ultimate Solution's most productive homicide equipment had now not been felled through Jews, yet fairly through the ruthless architect of mass genocide, Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler. It used to be an edict that has wondered historians for greater than six decades.

Holocaust historian and New York Times bestselling writer Max Wallace--a veteran interviewer for Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation--draws on an explosive cache of lately declassified records and an account from the one residing eyewitness to resolve the secret. He uncovers an unbelievable tale concerning the key negotiations of an not likely trio--a former fascist President of Switzerland, a brave Orthodox Jewish girl, and Himmler's Finnish osteopath--to finish the Holocaust, aided through clandestine Swedish and American intelligence efforts. He files their efforts to mislead Himmler, who, as Germany's defeat loomed, sought to go into an alliance with the West opposed to the Soviet Union. by means of exploiting that fable and persuading Himmler to betray Hitler's orders, the gang helped to avoid the liquidation of tens of millions of Jews over the last months of the second one international battle, and thwarted Hitler's plan to take "every final Jew" down with the Reich.

Deeply researched and dramatically acknowledged, In the identify of Humanity is a outstanding story of bravery and audacious strategies that would support rewrite the heritage of the Holocaust.

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