Alliance of Enemies: The Untold Story of the Secret American and German Collaboration to End World War II
Alliance of Enemies tells the thrilling history of the secret World War II relationship between Nazi Germany's espionage service, the Abwehr, and the American OSS, predecessor of the CIA.
By mining secret WWII files only recently declassified, personal interviews, diaries, and previously unpublished accounts to unearth some of history's surprises, authors von Hassell and MacRae shed new light on Franklin Roosevelt's surprising stance toward Hitler before the United States entered the war, and on the relationship of American business to the Third Reich. They offer vivid details on the German resistance's desperate efforts first to avert war and then to make common cause with enemy representatives to end it. And their work details the scope and depth of German resistance and its many plots to eliminate Hitler and why they failed.
Alliance of Enemies fills a huge void in our knowledge of the hidden, layered warfare—and the attempts for peace---of World War II. Nowhere has such a complete and provocative history of the wars behind WWII been told---until now.
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Most casual readers are aware of the failed attempt by senior German army officers to kill Adolf Hitler in July 1944. Yet from the outset of Hitler's so-called Thousand Year Reich, there were efforts ... Read full review
19181936 OVERTURES TO WAR
19331939 THE OTHER GERMANY
19331941 A RELUCTANT ALLY
19391941 FLUID NEUTRALITIES
19411942 RESPONDING TO HITLER
1943 A WATERSHED
1944 THE CRUCIBLE
1944 IDEOLOGIES ANTAGONISMS PROFITS