Hell's Cartel: I.G. Farben and the Making of Hitler's War Machine

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Bloomsbury, 2009 - Forced labor - 406 pages
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The story of how one of the world's leading companies, whose scientists had won Nobel prizes, pioneered aspirin and a host of other essential drugs, and whose knowledge and expertise were the envy of the world, became directly involved in the Holocaust with their experimental I.G. Monowitz plant at Auschwitz.

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Review: Hell's Cartel: IG Farben and the Making of Hitler's War Machine

User 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 Machine

User Review  - Kornelis Sietsma - Goodreads

Fascinating subject - this book is all about IG Farben http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IG_Farben - a cartel of German chemical companies that was a solid backer of the Holocaust. It traces them all the ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Diarmuid Jeffreys, journalist and documentarian, is the author of "Aspirin: The Remarkable Story of a Wonder Drug," which was nominated for the prestigious Aventis Prize for popular science books and chosen as one of the best books of the year by the "San Francisco Chronicle," He lives in East Sussex, England.

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