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Betraying Hitler by Lucas Delattre
  

Betraying Hitler

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Synopsis

Betraying Hitler by Lucas Delattre

In 1942, a lone clerk in the German Foreign ministry offered to spy for free for the Allied forces. Over the following three years, Fritz Kolbe risked his life to smuggle more than 1,600 top secret Nazi documents, from reports of missile developments to plans to deport Jews to the death camps. Only recently declassified by the CIA, Kolbe's exploits are detailed here for the first time.

Reviews

* 'Betraying Hitler draws a fascinating picture of Fritz Kolbe as an example of quiet resistance. It shows his courage, his firm convictions, but also the tragic limits of his influence on events during the war.
Joscha Fischer, Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany

* 'Racy, pacy, novelistic... Betraying Hitler presents a powerful picture of how easily a sophisticated society can collapse into Hobbesian barbarity and chaos.
Nigel Jones, Literary Review

About the Author

Lucas Delattre was born in Paris in 1965.He is a military historian and a German correspondent for Le Monde. Betraying Hitler: The Story of the Most Important Spy of the Second World War was published in 2005.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st March 2006

Author

Lucas Delattre

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Publisher

Atlantic Books

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Espionage & secret services
Military intelligence
European history
Second World War

ISBN

9781843543879

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