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The Nazi Titanic: the incredible untold story of a doomed ship in World War II [electronic resource] / Robert P. Watson.

Watson, Robert P., 1962- author. (Author). Perkins, Tom. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781515922216 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1515922219 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 24 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Tom Perkins.
Summary, etc.: Built in 1927, the German ocean liner Cap Arcona was the greatest ship since the Titanic. When the Nazis seized control, she was stripped down for use as a floating barracks and troop transport. Hitler's minister, Joseph Goebbels, later cast her as a "star" in the epic propaganda film about the sinking of the legendary Titanic. In the Third Reich's final desperate days, when SS Cap Arcona was mistakenly bombed by the British Air Force, concentration camp prisoners packed the ship. Although the British government sealed many documents pertaining to the ship's sinking, Robert P. Watson has unearthed forgotten records and conducted many interviews. The Nazi Titanic is a riveting and astonishing story about an enigmatic ship that played a devastating role in World War II.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Cap Arcona (Ship)
Ocean liners > Germany > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, British.
Shipwrecks > Germany > L├╝beck Bay > History > 20th century.

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