Unexplained Mysteries of World War II

Unexplained Mysteries of World War II

Large Print - 2000
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The annals of World War II are mined with captivating cases of strange coincidences, ominous premonitions, and baffling mysteries. William Breuer's painstaking research has yielded over 100 fascinating historical accounts, including: Who really was behind the mysterious fire that destroyed the famed ocean liner Normandie?; Was the ominous Deadly Double ad in The New Yorker a coded leak announcing the upcoming bombing of Pearl Harbor?; and What saved the Duke of Windsor from Hitler's grasp, and the Allies from a crippling strategic setback?
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : G.K. Hall, 2000.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9780783888590
Branch Call Number: 940.53 B757ua
Characteristics: 484 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.


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Nov 19, 2015

A lot of nonsense in this book . Conjecture and outright lies . My favorite was the author stating that Heinrich Himmler the head of the S.S. , was captured by Americans at the end of the war . I have read many previous accounts that ALL stated he was caught at a BRITISH checkpoint by 3 Ukrainians who were being used as "auxiliaries" by the British, then turned over to a British Major who interrogated him. Nowhere in ANY of the accounts were Americans mentioned . There were other discrepancies as well I noted . I have read extensively over the last 40 years about WW2 . As the years pass , more "truth" is revealed as documents become "unclassified" . I think the author simply took "fanciful" news clippings and went from there . Not worth the time to open the cover .


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