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Death in the Baltic : the World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff.

By: PRINCE, Cathryn J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2013, ISBN:9781137279194:

Seller ID: 108252


PRINCE, Cathryn J. Death in the Baltic : the World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, (2013). Pp (13), 2-236 + (8)pp plates. Illustrations, maps. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "In th e final days of World War II, German civilians were in a panic. The Third Reich was in free fall and the Allied forces were closing in from all directions. With the Red Army quickly advancing from the East, Berlin planned an eleventh-hour exodus for upwards of 10,000 women, children, and the elderlyusing a former cruise ship, the Wilhelm Gustloff. Sent off into icy wat... View more info