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The Ratline

every afternoon this week and next (monday 8th to friday 19th), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
the ratline (10 episodes, written and narrated by philippe sands) (in the intrigue series)

Philippe Sands investigates the mysterious disappearance of senior Nazi Otto Wachter, who was indicted for mass murder. The Ratline is a story of a curious death, political intrigue, spies, Nazi hunters, shadowy forces in the Vatican, and a son grappling with the sins of his father.
1. The Secrets in the Castle: Philippe begins by travelling to a castle outside Vienna to meet Horst Wachter, an old man who believes his father was murdered, while a voice from the past offers up clues to how it might have happened.


Newshour: art returned

yesterday evening (sunday 26th), 9.37-9.43pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The son of a senior Nazi official has returned three stolen works of art to their rightful owners. He is 78-year-old Horst Wachter, the son of Otto Wachter, the wartime governor of Cracow.”


My Nazi Legacy

tomorrow evening (wednesday 30th), 9.00-10.30pm, on bbc 4 tv
my nazi legacy (directed by david evans) (in the storyville series) (more…)

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