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The Odessa file: a novel

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Frederick Forsyth's spellbinding novels are the natural outgrowth of an adventuresome career in international investigative journalism. Written in Austria and Germany during the fall of 1971, The Odessa File is based on its author's life experiences as a Reuters man reporting from London, Paris, and East Berlin in the early 1960s. The "Odessa" of this title is an acronym for the secret organization which has protected the identities and advanced the destinies of former members of Hitler's dreaded SS since shortly before the end of World War II. One of its rare major defeats came in the spring of 1964, when a packet of dossiers arrived anonymously at the Ministry of Justice in Bonn. How and why a once carefree young German freelance journalist came to send the packet is told in this brilliant tale of suspense.
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Grouped Work ID 10879d82-ace4-ead6-649b-1e3d52afa31e
Grouping Title odessa file
Grouping Author forsyth frederick
Grouping Category book
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display_description When an elderly German Jew commits suicide, he leaves behind a diary that eventually falls into the hands of eager young journalist Peter Miller. In its pages, Miller reads descriptions of inhuman cruelty, torture, and remorseless mass murder committed during World Warr II by SS captain Eduard Roschmann -- now known as the "Butcher of Riga" and a wanted fugitive. Horrified, Miller vows to hunt down Roschmann and bring him to justice. But Roschmann is not alone. He is part of something much more ominous: Odessa, an organization of former SS fanatics formed to protect and support its fugitive members around the globe.
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publishDate 2008, 2012
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subject_facet Concentration camp commandants -- Fiction, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction, Investigative reporting -- Fiction, Journalists -- Fiction, Nazi hunters -- Fiction, Nazis -- Fiction, Spy stories
title_display The Odessa file
title_full The Odessa file / Frederick Forsyth, The Odessa file : a novel [electronic resource] Forsyth, Frederick, 1938-
title_short The Odessa file
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topic_facet Concentration camp commandants, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Investigative reporting, Journalists, Nazi hunters, Nazis