The Devil's DiscipleDownloadable Audiobook - 2018
SS-ObersturmbannfUhrer Otto Skorzeny became a legend in his own time. "Hitler's favorite commando" acquired a reputation as a man of daring, renowned for his audacious 1943 mission to extricate Mussolini from a mountain-top prison. He could be brave and resourceful, but was also a notorious egoist and an unrepentant Nazi until the end of his life.Stuart Smith draws on years of in-depth research to uncover the truth about Skorzeny's career and complex personality. From his background as a student radical in Vienna to his bloody service with the Waffen-SS on the Eastern Front, his surprise rebirth as a commando, and his intriguing post-war career and mysterious fortune, this book tells Otto Skorzeny's story in full-warts and all-for the first time.
Publisher: Old Saybrook, Conn. :, Tantor Media ;, 
Copyright Date: phonogram 2018
Characteristics: 1 online resource (13 hr., 27 min.) analog, Digital recording, rda data file, rda