and Caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz
Simon & Schuster 2013
Hardback 368pp Illustrated
9781476711843   Product Code: 21390
In May 1945, Hanns Alexander, a German Jew serving in the British Army, was assigned to the investigation team charged with tracking down Nazi war criminals. His most elusive target was Rudolf Hoss, the Kommandant of Auschwitz who oversaw the murder of more than a million men, women and children. With quiet understatement and compelling power, Harding's narrative tracks the movements of the two men through war-ravaged Germany until their fateful meeting in a remote farmhouse.