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Author Townsend, Tim (Journalist)

Title Mission at Nuremberg : an American army chaplain and the trial of the Nazis / Tim Townsend.

Publication Info. New York : William Morrow, [2014]
©2014

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    341.6902 TOW    Available
Description 388 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-369) and index.
Summary "Lutheran minister Henry Gerecke was fifty years old when he enlisted as an army chaplain during World War II. As two of his three sons faced danger and death on the battlefield, Gerecke tended to the battered bodies and souls of wounded and dying GIs outside London. But at the close of the European theater, with Hitler defeated and scores of American troops returning home to resume their lives, Gerecke received his most challenging assignment: he was sent to Nuremberg to minister to the twenty-one imprisoned Nazi leaders awaiting trial for crimes against humanity"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Gerecke, Henry, -1961.
War criminals -- Religious life -- Germany.
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946.
ISBN 9780061997198
0061997196

 
    
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