Germania by Harald Gilbers is a murder-mystery taking place during the last weeks of World War II, following a Jewish investigator reactivated by the Gestapo. This book won the Glauser Prize for the best German crime novel.
Takes a close, detailed look at the events which led up to, and the hearings, during the trial
The book goes back and forth between the author’s personal account, a look at the jaw dropping corruption which happened on a local level, as well as national, and even worldwide, implications
The book is divided into five parts; Home Port, The Atlantic, The Arabian Sea, The Eastern Seas, and The Pacific. Each of these parts is divided into more descriptive sections.
For example, Home Port actually talks about the beginning of the Navy’s aviation program while The Pacific talks about POWs, survivors, etc.