Hell's Cartel: I.G. Farben and the Making of Hitler's War Machine
In 1925, six of Germany's leading chemical companies banded together in a cartel to protect their business from increasing international competition. Twenty years later the directors found themselves on trial at Nuremberg, accused of being 'the magicians who made the fantasies of Mein Kampfcome true.' How had one of the world's leading companies, whose knowledge and expertise were the envy of the world, become Hitler's creature, directly involved in the Holocaust with their experimental I. G. Monowitz plant at Auschwitz? In this brilliantly researched and compelling book, Diarmuid Jeffreys shines a bright light on I. G Farben's Faustian pact with the Third Reich to reveal in shocking detail the story of the original military-industrial complex.
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Review: Hell's Cartel: IG Farben and the Making of Hitler's War MachineUser Review - Alexander - Goodreads
Very interesting historical narrative of how a set of independent German Dy Makers eventually came to form one giant conglomerate that would be the industrial backbone of the Nazi Regime's War efforts in WW2. Read full review
Review: Hell's Cartel: IG Farben and the Making of Hitler's War MachineUser Review - Jack D - Goodreads
I enjoyed the in-depth background history of the chemical industry; not just Europe but North and South America as well. A different historical perspective on WW 1 and 2. Read full review