World: Bureaucrat of Death

To Hitler, Lieut. General Karl Wolff was the very model of the Aryan SS general. To Himmler, his immediate superior, he was affectionately known as "Wolfie." But to American intelligence officers at the top-level P.W. camp at Gmunden in 1945, the tall, blond, aristocratic Wolff was a fascinating and highly valuable German patriot—"the white sheep" of the dreaded SS.

Behind his chiefs' backs, Wolff had met U.S. Superspy Allen Dulles to negotiate the early surrender of German troops in Italy, then arrested the Italian-front commander when he refused to lay down his arms. At Gmunden, by alternately threatening and charming fellow P.W....

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