The calmness in which Hoess relates his story is disturbing.
He spent most of the time repeating how he was opposed to the way the Jews and other inmates were treated in the camps and know one would listen to him.
Hoss has the temerity to conclude "Just think how much better Auschwitz would have run without people like Fritsch." Just think!
“Death Dealer: The Memoirs of the SS Kommandant at Auschwitz” was written by former commandant, Rudolf Hoss, in prison. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Kari S. Adams
This was an interesting read. Hoss was in charge of Auschwitz but blames everybody else for camp conditions. Read morePublished 17 days ago by L. Mahoney
Interesting side of the story from a prolific liar, murderer, evil human being.Published 25 days ago by Roger P. Hunt
This man was pure evil and had no regard for human life at all. All that mattered was the following of orders given by those of similar ilkPublished 1 month ago by Frederick A. Hopper
Had to read for a course. Otherwise would not read it. Hard to read about all the awful things that happened written by someone who refuses to take responsibility for what he was... Read morePublished 1 month ago by W. Hamann
Read this book some years ago. Got a Kindle Fire HD and wanted to read it again. Very shocking book. A little drawn out at times, but overall a great book.Published 2 months ago by Brent Nelson
Hoss downplays his role to a nauseating extent. His pass the buck attitude along with the idea that there was nothing he could do to ease the suffering and murder of millions is... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stephen D.
A must read for the curios. A fine read for anyone who has doubt. Unbeleaveable, but true. to understand that those events ever existed. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. latsch
One of the more strange things I've ever read, and it gave me nearly no empathy whatsoever for the Nazi party, despite the fact that Hoss repeatedly claimed that he was not a... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Thomas M. Meadows