Unholy Trinity: How the Vatican's Nazi Networks Betrayed Western Intelligence to the Soviets

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St. Martin's Press, 1991 - Fugitives from justice - 372 pages
After the end of World War II, fearing a surge of Soviet growth, the Papacy entered into an espionage alliance with British and American intelligence agents. These three powers ferreted Nazi criminals out of Europe so that they could be used in the supposedly greater fight against Communism. But the Vatican's Nazi smuggling network was penetrated by Prince Anton Turkul, the great Soviet double agent, who turned the operation into a sting for his masters in the Kremlin. This book reveals Turkul's "Red Nazi" operation for the first time, as well as the Vatican-Swiss bank connection to Nazi gold. Among other things, the authors also demonstrate that U.S. and British code-breakers were fully aware of the Holocaust as early as 1941 but lied to the Western press.--From publisher description.

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UNHOLY TRINITY: How the Vatican's Nazi Networks Betrayed Western Intelligence to the Soviets

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Head-spinning documentation of how Vatican immunity shielded Nazi war criminals from just punishment—and unwittingly aided the Communist cause. Aarons is an Australian expert on Nazi fugitives ... Read full review

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Aarons and Loftus make a valiant effort to untangle the complex trails of diplomatic and intelligence operations in postwar Europe, focusing on Vatican participation. They document the Vatican role in ... Read full review

About the author (1991)

Mark Aarons is an international award-winning investigative reporter and the author of several books on intelligence-related issues. He exposed Nazi war criminals in Australia, where he lives, and prompted changes to Australian federal law.

Attorney John Loftus is the author of four histories of intelligence operations. As former prosecutor with the U.S. Justice Department's Nazi-hunting unit, he had unprecedented access to top-secret CIA and NATO archives. He lives in Florida. Mark Aarons and John Loftus are the co-authors of The Secret War Against the Jews and Unholy Trinity.

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