Hitler's British Traitors

The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists
Icon Books Ltd (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 6. September 2018
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 384 Seiten
978-1-78578-405-7 (ISBN)
Drawing on hundreds of declassified files, author of "Hitler's Forgotten Children" Tim Tate uncovers the history of the seventy British traitors convicted of assisting the German war effort, with these convictions often occurring in secret trials. Exposes the extent of how aristocratic Nazi sympathisers were protected compared with working class fifth columnists.
  • Englisch
  • Duxford
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  • Großbritannien
8 Illustrations, black and white
  • Höhe: 261 mm
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  • Breite: 177 mm
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  • Dicke: 2 mm
  • 793 gr
978-1-78578-405-7 (9781785784057)
1785784056 (1785784056)
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Tim Tate is an award-winning documentary
film-maker, investigative journalist and author of numerous books of
non-fiction, including the best-selling Slave
Girl (John Blake, 2009) and Hitler's
Forgotten Children (Elliott & Thompson, 2015) telling the story of the
largely-secret Nazi Lebensborn programme through the life of one of its
victims. He lives in Wiltshire.
'The extent to which the British far right supported Hitler, even after the outbreak of the second world war, has largely been suppressed. Now Tim Tate's absorbing study offers a bracing reappraisal of their sympathies. ... Tate reveals the widespread existence of a fifth column in Britain, using hitherto unseen archival material.' * The Observer * 'Tim Tate, in Hitler's British Traitors, [explores] the entire grimy landscape of British treachery during the Second World War and the astonishing rogues' gallery of traitors working to help Nazi Germany win. [He makes] excellent use of the vast trove of material declassified by MI5 in recent years.' -- Ben Macintyre * The Times * 'Fascinating' * The Observer * '[A] fascinating, shocking and -- given our times -- slightly worrying read' * Sunday Sport * 'A brilliant book' -- Dan Snow * History Hit podcast * `A superb book ... absolutely gripping' -- Iain Dale * Iain Dale's Book Club podcast * 'Fascinating' * The Herald * 'Tate explores many engrossing accounts of espionage and counter-espionage uncovered in the archives, as well as the jaw-dropping ineptitude and complacency of the authorities who, though all too keen to imprison and execute petty criminals recruited by German intelligence, displayed a characteristic restraint when dealing with far more threatening and powerful traitors. ... Tate's formidable scholarship paints a picture of Britain during the war that is a far cry from the reassuring story told about our collective heroism of a nation united under the banner of Keep Calm and Carry On.' * Morning Star *

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