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The Crime and Punishment of I.G. Farben

3.91 of 5 stars 3.91  ·  rating details  ·  44 ratings  ·  5 reviews
During the International Crime Tribunals that followed the collapse of the Third Reich, a group of industrialists from I.G. Farben, Germany's great chemical combine, sat in the dock alongside the leaders of Nazi Germany. How these businessmen came to be tried for the most heinous of war crimesincluding slavery and mass murderis the subject of this harrowing expos ...more
Hardcover, 250 pages
Published February 3rd 1997 by Barnes & Noble Books (first published 1978)
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D. Ennis
The first book that truly blew my mind. Unfathomable corporate greed and suspension of all the characteristics that make us human.
Nick Black
Incredibly boring (though meticulously researched), at times reading like an SEC disclosure. The saving grace, and cause for the second star, is the explanation of Spee's misadventures from Valparaíso, Mas Afuera, to the Cape Horn and Picton Island: in a bold thesis I've seen advanced nowhere else, Borkin makes a convincing case that the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, Nürnberg and Leipzig were lost in an attempt to secure nitrate supplies around Tocapila and other Chilean centers for of the batshit ind ...more
Ricky Callahan Jr.
Very dense, but also very thorough. Took me longer than anticipated to complete this book, however the time invested in reading netted some very interesting and useful information. If anyone has a passing interest in IG Farben and/or their roll in WWII, I'd highly recommend this book.
An excellent historical record of the Prussian/German manufacturing industries and their transition into the war machinery for WWI and WWII. An unbelievable story of corporate malevolence, it is an interesting read but slowly becomes tiresome, especially when recounting the legal battles in postwar America/Europe to reclaim responsibility for German corporations outside the Reich. I personally loved reading the first third of the book, as it explained the rise of IG Farbin and the brilliant mind ...more
Boring, but informative book. Opened my eyes to another side of the holocaust.
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