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Soldiers and Slaves free pdf In February of 1945, 350 American POWs, selected because they were Jews, thought to resemble Jews or simply by malicious caprice, were transported by cattle car to Berga, a concentration camp in eastern Germany. Here, the soldiers were worked to death, starved and brutalized- more than twenty percent died from this horrific treatment.
This is one of the last untold stories of World War II, and Roger Cohen re-creates it in all its blistering detail. Ground down by the crumbling Nazi war machine, the men prayed for salvation from the Allied troops, yet even after their liberation, their story was nearly forgotten. There was no aggressive prosecution of the commandants of the camp and the POWs received no particular recognition for their sacrifices. Cohen tells their story at last, in a stirring tale of bravery and depredation that is essential for any reader of World War II history.

About Roger Cohen

Roger Cohen writes on foreign affairs for "The New York Times, "where he has worked since 1990, primarily as Paris correspondent, bureau chief in the Balkans and Berlin, and foreign editor. He also writes a twice-weekly column for the "International Herald Tribune. "His book on Bosnia, "Hearts Grown Brutal, " based on his prizewinning coverage of the war there, was cited for its excellence by the Overseas Press Club. He is married to the sculptor, Frida Baranek, has four children and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Author : Roger Cohen
Publisher : Anchor Books
Data Published : 15 July 2006
ISBN : 0385722311
EAN : 9780385722315
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 303 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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