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Language  English
Media type  Print
ISBN  978-0-375-41410-7
Originally published  26 April 2005
Genre  Non-fiction
Country  United States of America

Publication date  April 26, 2005
Pages  320 pages
OCLC  56111710
Author  Roger Cohen
Publisher  Alfred A. Knopf
Preceded by  Hearts Grown Brutal
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Similar  Roger Cohen books, World War II books

Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble is a 2005 history of World War II by New York Times reporter Roger Cohen. It recounts the ordeals suffered by the 550 American prisoners of war shipped into eastern Germany during the winter of 1944–1945.

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Summary

Cohen details how the prisoners, many of whom were accused by their Nazi captors of being Jewish, were mixed in with victims of the Holocaust and sent to a concentration camp in Berga.

Reviews

Publishers Weekly stated that "Cohen's level of detail... makes this journalistic history come alive." Author Elie Wiesel stated that "Cohen is to be thanked for revealing to the public its profound human drama with talent, sensitivity, and a commitment to truth.”

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