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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992 - Heads of state - 844 pages
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A bestseller in its original German edition and subsequently translated into more than a dozen language, Joachim Fest's Hitler is acclaimed as "the best single volume available on the tortuous life and savage reign of Adolf Hitler" (Time). Ranks as a companion volume to Shirer's The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich and Albert Speer's memoir Inside the Third Reich.

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User Review  - Agona Apell - Goodreads

Fest brings the reader face to face with the phenomenon that was Hitler:his humble origins, the passage through his formative influences, the revelation of his oratorical powers on which began the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Henrik - Goodreads

Super exciting read about Hitlers life. Even if it isn't the definitive biography, it is well worth the read. Read full review


Background and Departure
The Shattered Dream
The Granite Foundation

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Joachim Fest is a highly acclaimed historian and journalist, and the author of several widely respected books on Nazi Germany, including The Face of the Third Reich, Plotting Hitler's Death, and Speer. He worked closely with Albert Speer as the editor of Inside the Third Reich and Spandau: The Secret Diaries. He lives near Frankfurt.

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