World History

Nazis on the Run: How Hitler's Henchmen Fled Justice

Gerald Steinacher

About the Program

Historian Gerald Steinacher reports on the many Nazi war criminals that averted capture following the end of World War II.  The author examines the routes or 'ratlines' that were used for escape and questions the role that the Vatican and the International Committee of the Red Cross had in allowing passage.  Gerald Steinacher speaks at The National World War II Museum in New Orleans. 

About the Authors

Gerald Steinacher

Gerald Steinacher is a research fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University as well as a contemporary history lecturer at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. 

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Nazis on the Run: How Hitler's Henchmen Fled Justice

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Past Airings

  • Monday, September 5th at 6am (ET)
  • Monday, August 15th at 6am (ET)
  • Sunday, August 7th at 5am (ET)
  • Saturday, August 6th at 8pm (ET)
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