Nazis on the Run, By Gerald Steinacher


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This impressively researched work demolishes the myth of ODESSA.

Though the existence of "the biggest fugitive organisation of all time, a powerful SS brotherhood operating on a global scale" was propounded by Simon Wiesenthal and utilised in fiction by Frederick Forsyth, Steinacher insists, "monocausal models do not account for… Nazi flight."

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We learn that Eichmann was spirited away by the Red Cross, Klaus Barbie by US agencies, while "the Vatican relief committee played a central part in the escape of Nazis."