By Eric Bogosian
A masterful account of the assassins who hunted down the perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide
In 1921, a tightly knit band of killers got down to avenge the deaths of just about 1000000 sufferers of the Armenian Genocide. They have been a humble bunch: an accountant, a lifestyles coverage salesman, a newspaper editor, an engineering pupil, and a diplomat. jointly they shaped the most powerful assassination squads in historical past. They named their operation Nemesis, after the Greek goddess of retribution. The assassins have been survivors, males outlined by means of the large tragedy that had devastated their humans. With operatives on 3 continents, the Nemesis crew killed six significant Turkish leaders in Berlin, Constantinople, Tiflis, and Rome, in basic terms to disband and without warning disappear. the tale of this mystery operation hasn't ever been totally advised, until eventually now.
Eric Bogosian is going past easily telling the tale of this cadre of Armenian assassins by means of surroundings the killings within the context of Ottoman and Armenian background, in addition to displaying in brilliant colour the era's background, rife with political combating and massacres. Casting clean gentle on one of many nice crimes of the 20 th century and one in all history's such a lot extraordinary acts of vengeance, Bogosian attracts upon years of analysis and newly exposed proof. Operation Nemesis is the result--both a riveting learn and a profound exam of evil, revenge, and the prices of violence.
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