When Hitler Took Austria

When Hitler Took Austria

A Memoir of Heroic Faith by the Chancellor's Son

By Kurt Von Schuschnigg; Janet Von Schuschnigg

Ignatius Press, Hardcover, 9781586177096, 329pp.

Publication Date: March 2012

On March 12, 1938, German troops marched into Austria. Austrian Chancellor Kurt von Schuschnigg, who had opposed the Nazi takeover of his homeland, was placed under house arrest and subsequently sent with his wife to Sachsenhausen concentration camp. This is the gripping story of von Schuschnigg and his family as told by his son.

About the Author
Kurt von Schuschnigg was born in Innsbruck in 1926. He emigrated to the United States, where he worked as an arts dealer.

Janet von Schuschnigg grew up as one of seven children in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1981 she married Kurt von Schuschnigg. They divide their time between NewYork and Kitzb hel, Austria.