The Pharmacist of Auschwitz

The Untold Story
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Product Number: Z100124016
Released: Jul 11, 2017
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ISBN: #9781541428256
Narrator/s: Julian Elfer
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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The Pharmacist of Auschwitz is the little-known story of Victor Capesius, a Bayer pharmaceutical salesman from Romania who, at the age of thirty-five, joined the Nazi SS in 1943 and quickly became the chief pharmacist at the largest death camp, Auschwitz. Based in part on previously classified documents, Patricia Posner exposes Capesius's reign of terror at the camp, his escape from justice, and how a handful of courageous survivors and a single brave prosecutor finally brought him to trial for murder twenty years after the end of the war. The Pharmacist of Auschwitz is much more, though, than a personal account of Capesius. It provides a spellbinding glimpse inside the devil's pact made between the Nazis and Germany's largest conglomerate, IG Farben, and its Bayer pharmaceutical subsidiary. The story is one of murder and greed, with its roots in the dark heart of the Holocaust. Set against a backdrop ranging from Hitler's war to conquer Europe to the Final Solution to postwar Germany's tormented efforts to confront its dark past, Posner shows the appalling depths to which ordinary men descend when they are unrestrained by conscience or any sense of morality. Contains mature themes.

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Author(s): Patricia Posner
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jul 11, 2017

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Author(s): Patricia Posner
Narrator(s): Julian Elfer
Genre: History
Product Number DD32977
Released: Jul 11, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541408258

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