The Nazi hunters : how a team of spies and survivors captured the world's most notorious Nazi
|Format:||Print Book 2013|
|Availability:||Available at 17 Libraries 18 of 20 copies|
This Sydney Taylor Book Award- and YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award-winning story of Eichmann's capture is now a major motion picture starring Oscar Isaac and Ben Kingsley, Operation Finale !
In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Nazis' Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of the century's most important trials -- one that cemented the Holocaust in the public imagination.
This is the thrilling and fascinating story of what happened between these two events. Illustrated with powerful photos throughout, impeccably researched, and told with powerful precision, THE NAZI HUNTERS is a can't-miss work of narrative nonfiction for middle-grade and YA readers.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Juvenile literature.
Nazis -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Nazi hunters -- Juvenile literature.
War criminals -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Fugitives from justice -- Argentina -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Secret service -- Israel -- Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :Arthur A. Levine Books,2013
245 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-238) and index.