Justice delayed : how Britain became a refuge for Nazi war criminals
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Justice delayed : how Britain became a refuge for Nazi war criminals

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Justice delayed : how Britain became a refuge for Nazi war criminals
Call No: 942.085 C42j

Call Number942.085 C42j
Dates2001; ©2000
Statement of ResponsibilityDavid Cesarani.
Creators & ContributorsCesarani, David (author)
Summary"David Cesarani describes how Britain became a haven for mass murderers and Nazi collaborators after 1945. Cesarani describes how the immigration policy of Clement Attlee's post-war government actually favoured Eastern Europeans over non-whites and Jewish Holocaust survivors. Despite protests from MPs Dick Crossman and Tom Driberg, former members of the Waffen-SS and Nazi police units made new lives in Britain. British intelligence recruited agents among them and sent many into the Eastern Bloc where they were betrayed by Kim Philby. Only in 1986 did the Simon Wiesenthal Centre provide evidence that could not be ignored. The House of Lords defied the Commons in a last ditch effort to stop legislation which would permit war crime trials in Britain but on May 10, 1991, the war crimes bill was signed by the Queen." —Back cover
Contents
  1. Collaborators and War Criminals
  2. Germany, Year Zero
  3. 'Keeps the Balts for As Long As Possible, and As Quietly As Possible'
  4. 'Good Human Stock': Population Policy, Immigration and Foreign Labour Recruitment
  5. The Waffen-SS Comes to Britain I: The Balts
  6. The Waffen-SS Comes to Britain II: The Ukrainians
  7. EVWs, the Cold War and the Intelligence Connection
  8. Justice Delayed
  9. The War Crimes Campaign in Britain, 1986–1989
  10. The Struggle for the War Crimes Act
Conclusion: The Arguments and the Issues
Afterword: Justice Delivered? 1991–2001
Physical Description ix, 342 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherLondon : Phoenix Press
EditionPaperback edition
Notes
  • "First published in Great Britain by William Heinemann in 1992" —Title page verso
  • Contains bibliographical references and index
RecognitionGifted in 2020 by Stuart Michelson