Mission at Nuremberg

Mission at Nuremberg

An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis

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The story of American Army chaplain Henry Gerecke, who was sent to save the souls of the Nazis incarcerated at Nuremberg, a tale that provides a new history of the trials and raises questions of faith, guilt, morality, vengeance, forgiveness, salvation, and the essence of humanity
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780061997198
0061997196
Branch Call Number: 341.6902 Town
Characteristics: 388 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Evil will

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SEBoiko
Dec 02, 2014

They were attempting to give Hitler's henchmen new standing as human beings before their impending executions.

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SEBoiko
Dec 01, 2014

There's no question most, if not all, of the Nazis on trial at Nuremberg couched their own testimonies in varying levels of dishonesty, subterfuge, and fabrication,...

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SEBoiko
Dec 01, 2014

Thus, Allied leaders were still hashing out the best way to punish people whose criminal activities were so horrendous that laws barring those activities didn't technical exist.

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Dec 01, 2014

December is the busy season, for anyone in the Christianity business anyway,...

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Sep 27, 2014

Excellent book that describes in detail the sacrifices men made at the end of WW11 to minister to the nazis at the Nuremberg trials. I had never read about this part of history before. He focused on them as children and how they were once innocent. Amazing faith story. How could you forgive? Yet they did.

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