Voyage of the Damned: A Shocking True Story of Hope, Betrayal, and Nazi Terror (Paperback)

A Shocking True Story of Hope, Betrayal, and Nazi Terror

By Gordon Thomas, Max Morgan-Witts

Skyhorse Publishing, 9781616080129, 317pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2010

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Description

In May 1939, the SS St. Louis set sail from Hamburg carrying 937 German Jews seeking asylum from Nazi persecution. Unknown to the captain, the ship was merely a pawn of Nazi propaganda. Among the crew were members of the dreaded Gestapo, and the steward himself was on a mission for the SS. Made into an Academy Award-winning film in 1976, Voyage of the Damned is the gripping, day-by-day account of how those refugees on board the liner struggled to survive.
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