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The Saboteur of Auschwitz By Colin Rushton

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Forced to do hard labour, starved and savagely beaten, British soldier Arthur Dodd thought his life would end in Auschwitz. Determined to go down fighting, he risked his life to sabotage Nazi industrial work and alleviate the suffering of Jewish prisoners. This shocking true story presents the largely unknown story of the military POWs held there.

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The Saboteur of Auschwitz: The Inspiring True Story of a British Soldier Held Prisoner in Auschwitz by Colin Rushton

For fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, The Librarian of Auschwitz and The Choice, this is the incredible true story of a British soldier POW.

In 1942, young British soldier Arthur Dodd was taken prisoner by the German Army and transported to Oswiecim in Polish Upper Silesia. The Germans gave it another name, now synonymous with mankind's darkest hours. They called it Auschwitz.

Forced to do hard labour, starved and savagely beaten, Arthur thought his life would end in Auschwitz. Determined to go down fighting, he sabotaged Nazi industrial work, risked his life to alleviate the suffering of the Jewish prisoners and aided a partisan group planning a mass break-out.

This shocking true story sheds new light on the operations at the camp, exposes a hierarchy of prisoner treatment by the SS and presents the largely unknown story of the military POWs held there.

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'compelling' * The Guardian *
'An extraordinary book.' * Military Illustrated *
'A human witness to inhumanity: Arthur Dodd's account is another important piece of evidence.' * Legion, the Royal British Legion magazine *
'Colin Rushton's masterly account... is a harrowing addition to public knowledge of the Holocaust.' * Soldier magazine *
'It is a riveting story and it is true.' * Barnes & Noble *
'If we do not remember the past, we will repeat it. Truly an extraordinary book.' * Defence Focus, the House Journal of the Ministry of Defence *
'a pertinent historical account' * Jewish Chronicle *
'Simple sentences add a terrible innocence in keeping with Arthur's ordinariness, struggling against the unimaginably extraordinary. History will be grateful that Arthur Dodd's story was told.' * Scottish Legion News *

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GOR010456214
The Saboteur of Auschwitz: The Inspiring True Story of a British Soldier Held Prisoner in Auschwitz by Colin Rushton
Colin Rushton
Used - Like New
Paperback
Summersdale Publishers
2019-07-11
288
1787833291
9781787833296
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.