Useful Enemies: John Demjanjuk and America’s Open-Door Policy for Nazi War Criminals


Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman is cited as a "hero" and mentioned at length for her pioneering efforts in compelling the U.S. government to act against Nazi war criminals living in America and for her decades long work to bring them to justice.

Rashke, the author, escaped from the Sobibor extermination camp. John Demjanjuk, the subject of the book and a Ukrainian native, had been extradited to Germany from the U.S. and was convicted by Germany of being an accessory to murder as a guard at Sobibor.