Book ID: CBB001553338

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men (2014)

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Lichtblau, Eric (Author)


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Publication Date: 2014
Physical Details: xvii + 266 pp.; ill.
Language: English

The shocking story of how America became one of the world's safest postwar havens for Nazis. Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II, along with some less famous perpetrators who managed to sneak in and who eventually were exposed by Nazi hunters. But the truth is much worse, and has been covered up for decades: the CIA and FBI brought thousands of perpetrators to America as possible assets against their new Cold War enemies. When the Justice Department finally investigated and learned the truth, the results were classified and buried. Using the dramatic story of one former perpetrator who settled in New Jersey, conned the CIA into hiring him, and begged for the agency's support when his wartime identity emerged, Eric Lichtblau tells the full, shocking story of how America became a refuge for hundreds of postwar Nazis

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Authors & Contributors
Levesque, Peter N.
Chopyak, Jill
Lasch-Quinn, Elisabeth
Stoll, Steven
Slayton, Rebecca
Flippen, J. Brooks
Journals
Science
Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
Social Studies of Science
History of Meteorology
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Spontaneous Generations
Publishers
Norton
Bedford/St. Martin's
Louisiana State University Press
University of Wisconsin Press
Penguin
Little, Brown, and Company
Concepts
Science and politics
Political activists and activism
Cold War
Environmentalism
Science and government
Government sponsored science
People
Commoner, Barry
Doty, Paul Mead
Carson, Rachel Louise
Bush, Vannevar
Time Periods
20th century, late
21st century
20th century
Places
United States
California (U.S.)
Wisconsin (U.S.)
Soviet Union
Germany
Institutions
Operation Paperclip
Strategic Defense Initiative
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (U.S.)
United States. Weather Bureau
American Meteorological Society
Federation of American Scientists
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