After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually finds himself involved with the powerful organization of former SS members, called ODESSA, as well as with the Israeli secret service. Miller probes deeper and eventually discovers a link between the SS-Captain, ODESSA, and his own family. Written by
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From the Smash Suspense Novel of the Year....."THE ODESSA FILE"
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Peter Miller infiltrates the Odessa organization by claiming to have been a member of the firing squad which executed Admiral Canaris at Flossenburg concentration camp in April 1945. Canaris was hanged on the gallows rather than shot for his role in the attempted coup against Hitler in July 1944. Franz Bayer who interviewed Miller and accepted his story would have known this and therefore deduced he was an imposter and didn't serve at Flossenburg as an SS guard. See more
[Miller is trying to sell his editor a story based on the diary
No one wants to read about Jews.
They were GERMANS!
They were German Jews.
Referenced in Two Senoritas
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
and André Heller
(as Andre Heller)
Sung by Perry Como See more