Because of his experience in prison, he was recruited to the SS for work in Nazi concentration camps.
I have been searching for a book that would get me inside the head of these guys and help me better understand it all.
I would highly recommend this book to anyone studying Nazi history, or anyone with an interest in Auschwitz.
Great first hand account of someone who was not only there, but in charge of the whole horrible place. A must read for history lovers.Published 1 month ago by History Lover
Very interesting, if disturbing, read. It shows the mechanics and personalities of the NAZI death machine. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
The author sounded too much like someone trying to convince the reader that he was merely following orders. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tom Lawall
These are the memoirs of Rudolf Hoss. In the summer of 1941, Hoess was given orders by SS leader Heinrich Himmler to make arrangements to implement the Final Solution at... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Peter S. Bradley
Thought it was a very interesting account from him. Was very interesting to learn how he justified his actions with not the same old " following orders" but he went back to... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bruce D.
This is an interesting read but too bogged down with boring facts and unnecessary detail. I was hoping for more detail explaining the unimaginable psyche of the people who carried... Read morePublished 4 months ago by colbyfields
Probably the best book that gives the detailed account of the Holocaust from the perspective of those responsible. Read morePublished 5 months ago by G. A. Shell