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The Volunteer Audiobook Summary

The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter’s infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his daring escape to warn the Allies about the Nazis’ true plans for a “Final Solution.”

To uncover the fate of the thousands being interred at a mysterious Nazi camp on the border of the Reich, a young Polish resistance fighter named Witold Pilecki volunteered for an audacious mission: intentionally get captured and transported to the new camp to report back on what was going on there. But gathering information was not his only task: he was to execute an attack from inside—where the Germans would least expect it. 

The name of the camp was Auschwitz.

Over the next two and half years, Pilecki forged an underground army within Auschwitz that sabotaged facilities, assassinated Nazi informants and officers, and smuggled out evidence of terrifying abuse and mass murder. But as the annihilation of innocents accelerated, Pilecki realized he would have to attempt another perilous mission: escape Auschwitz and somehow—with more than 900 miles of Nazi-occupied territory in the way—deliver his alert to London before all was lost. . .

Completely erased from the historical record by Poland’s Communist government, Pilecki remains almost unknown to the world. Now, with exclusive access to previously hidden diaries, family and camp survivor accounts and recently declassified files, Jack Fairweather reveals Witold’s exploits with vivid, cinematic bravura. He also uncovers the tragic outcome of Pilecki’s mission, in which the ultimate betrayal came not on the Continent, but England.

The Volunteer Audiobook Narrator

David Rintoul is the narrator of The Volunteer audiobook that was written by Jack Fairweather

About the Author(s) of The Volunteer

Jack Fairweather is the author of The Volunteer

Jack Fairweather has been a correspondent for the Washington Post and the Daily Telegraph, where he served as the Baghdad and Persian Gulf bureau chief. His reporting during the Iraq War earned him Britain’s top press award. The author of A War of Choice and The Good War, he splits his time between the UK and Vermont.

The Volunteer Full Details

NarratorDavid Rintoul
Length9 hours 44 minutes
AuthorJack Fairweather
PublisherHarperAudio
Release dateJune 25, 2019
ISBN9780062899071

Subjects

According to HarperAudio, the Publisher of The Volunteer Audiobook, The Volunteer includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is History, Jewish

Additional info

The imprint is HarperAudio. It is supplied by HarperAudio. The ISBN-13 is 9780062899071.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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