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Aftermath: Martin Bormann and the Fourth Reich

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  36 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Thick with documentation (Argentine Intelligence reports, photos of Bormann in the bunker, in Berlin, in Bolivia, of associates, of--even--Miss Nazi, of S. America, of '68), this is an account of Farago's odyssey, his journey thru jungles of Brazil & Paraguay, his trip to the Andean plateaus, his deductions, speculations, suspicions, interviews with Bormanniacs, riskin...more
Hardcover, 477 pages
Published October 25th 1974 by Simon & Schuster (NY) (first published October 1974)
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Erik Graff
Jul 10, 2013 Erik Graff rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Operation Paperclip fans
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Farago is a dependable historian of WWII, particularly as regards black operations, i.e. espionage. This book is more focused than most, being a personal, well-documented investigation of the whereabouts, if any, of Martin Ludwig Bormann, Hitler's private secretary and Parteikanzlei head, after the defeat of Nazi Germany. Farago's conclusion: he lived and settled in South America with the connivance of several dictatorships and the passivity of the United States of America. This conclusion is mu...more
Bill Sweet
Apparently now obviated by a DNA test done on some remains found in Berlin, this still remains an interesting book about the post-war hijinks of Nazis. Had me convinced 20 years ago that this guy was still alive and in S. America.
Terry Check
Another World War 2 book. This time Farago transcends the normal drudgery of retelling obscure histories, he actually embarks on a quest to hunt a man down(Martin Bormann), and how so many Nazis were able to escape Germany after World War 2
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Ladislas Farago was a military historian and journalist who published a number of best-selling books on history and espionage, especially concerning the World War II era.

He was the author of Patton: Ordeal and Triumph, the biography of General George Patton that formed the basis for the film "Patton" and wrote The Broken Seal, one of the books that formed the basis for the movie ''Tora! Tora! Tora...more
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