Encore Episode: The Life and Death of a Nazi Fugitive
Guest: Philippe Sands, author, The Ratline
Sunday, April 3, 2022
This week on History Happy Hour: A tale of a high ranking Nazi, his family, mass murder, love, cold war espionage, a mysterious death in the Vatican - and "the Ratline" the Nazi escape route to Peron's Argentina.
In this encore episode, Host Historians Chris Anderson and Rick Beyer welcome Philippe Sands, author of: The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive. Sands digs into the life of Baron Otto von Wächter, a lawyer, husband, and father, who was also a senior SS officer and war criminal, indicted for the murder of more than a hundred thousand Poles and Jews. A book The Guardian in London calls “mesmerizing.”
Sunday at 4PM ET on History Happy Hour, the spot where history is always on tap.