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Hell's Cartel

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Zusatztext At last! a fresh and vibrant history - free from the taint of perpetrator sponsorship and corporate influence - that br... Lire la suite
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Zusatztext At last! a fresh and vibrant history - free from the taint of perpetrator sponsorship and corporate influence - that brilliantly chronicles the war monster I.G. Farben. Jeffreys's work will be consulted as a must for years to come' Informationen zum Autor Diarmuid Jeffreys is a writer! journalist and television producer who has made current affairs and documentary programmes for BBC TV! Channel 4 and others! including Newsnight and the Money Programme . He is also the author of The Bureau: Inside the Modern FBI (1996) and Aspirin: The Remarkable Story of a Wonder Drug (2004). He lives with his wife and children near Lewes! East Sussex. In 1925, six of Germany's leading chemical companies banded together in a cartel to protect their business from increasing international competition. Twenty years later the directors found themselves on trial at Nuremberg, accused of being 'the magicians who made the fantasies of Mein Kampf come true.' How had one of the world's leading companies, whose knowledge and expertise were the envy of the world, become Hitler's creature, directly involved in the Holocaust with their experimental I. G. Monowitz plant at Auschwitz? In this brilliantly researched and compelling book, Diarmuid Jeffreys shines a bright light on I. G Farben's Faustian pact with the Third Reich to reveal in shocking detail the story of the original military-industrial complex. Zusammenfassung In 1925! six of Germany's leading chemical companies banded together in a cartel to protect their business from increasing international competition. Twenty years later the directors found themselves on trial at Nuremberg! accused of being 'the magicians who made the fantasies of Mein Kampf come true.' How had one of the world's leading companies! whose knowledge and expertise were the envy of the world! become Hitler's creature! directly involved in the Holocaust with their experimental I. G. Monowitz plant at Auschwitz? In this brilliantly researched and compelling book! Diarmuid Jeffreys shines a bright light on I. G Farben's Faustian pact with the Third Reich to reveal in shocking detail the story of the original military-industrial complex. ...

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Diarmuid Jeffreys is a writer, journalist and television producer who has made current affairs and documentary programmes for BBC TV, Channel 4 and others, including Newsnight and the Money Programme. He is also the author of The Bureau: Inside the Modern FBI (1996) and Aspirin: The Remarkable Story of a Wonder Drug (2004). He lives with his wife and children near Lewes, East Sussex.



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In 1925, six of Germany's leading chemical companies banded together in a cartel to protect their business from increasing international competition. Twenty years later the directors found themselves on trial at Nuremberg, accused of being 'the magicians who made the fantasies of Mein Kampf come true.' How had one of the world's leading companies, whose knowledge and expertise were the envy of the world, become Hitler's creature, directly involved in the Holocaust with their experimental I. G. Monowitz plant at Auschwitz? In this brilliantly researched and compelling book, Diarmuid Jeffreys shines a bright light on I. G Farben's Faustian pact with the Third Reich to reveal in shocking detail the story of the original military-industrial complex.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Hell's Cartel
Sous-titre: IG Farben and the Making of Hitler's War Machine
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Code EAN: 9780747596554
ISBN: 978-0-7475-9655-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Bloomsbury
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 416
Poids: g
Taille: H198mm x B129mm
Année: 2009