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Kurt Gerstein: The Ambiguity of Good

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Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1969, first American edition, hardback with dust jacket, 8vo, pp xv + 229.
Kurt Gerstein was a member of Hitler's SS from 1941 until his death by suicide in 1945. He was officially part of the apparatus that carried out the Final Solution. Yet at the same time, at grave and constant risk of his own life, he struggled alone and in secret to get word to the outside of Hitler's extermination policy against the Jews. In this book the man and his motives are fully examined. The drama and the tragedy of Kurt Gerstein is fully reconstructed through diaries, letters and the historic report he wrote in a French prison during the last days of his life.
Good+ condition. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. Some board edges show apparent water marking but are otherwise clean and undamaged. Uncut pages are clean and binding tight. There is a pencil written note on the ffep. Dust jacket shows shelfwear with loss of paper at head of spine (see photo).

Item details

Author(s):
Friedlander, Saul; Fullman, Charles (Translator)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
220mm x 152mm
Edition:
First American edition (1969)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
229
Publisher:
Alfred a Knopf
Title:
Kurt Gerstein: The Ambiguity of Good

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Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1969, first American edition, hardback with dust jacket, 8vo, pp xv + 229.
Kurt Gerstein was a member of Hitler's SS from 1941 until his death by suicide in 1945. He was officially part of the apparatus that carried out the Final Solution. Yet at the same time, at grave and constant risk of his own life, he struggled alone and in secret to get word to the outside of Hitler's extermination policy against the Jews. In this book the man and his motives are fully examined. The drama and the tragedy of Kurt Gerstein is fully reconstructed through diaries, letters and the historic report he wrote in a French prison during the last days of his life.
Good+ condition. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. Some board edges show apparent water marking but are otherwise clean and undamaged. Uncut pages are clean and binding tight. There is a pencil written note on the ffep. Dust jacket shows shelfwear with loss of paper at head of spine (see photo).

Author(s):
Friedlander, Saul; Fullman, Charles (Translator)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
220mm x 152mm
Edition:
First American edition (1969)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
229
Publisher:
Alfred a Knopf
Title:
Kurt Gerstein: The Ambiguity of Good

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