Adolf Hitler

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Doubleday, 1976 - Biography & Autobiography - 1035 pages
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Adolf Hitler was probably the greatest mover and shaker of the twentieth century. Certainly no other human disrupted so many lives in our times or stirred so much hatred. He also inspired widespread adoration and was the hope and ideal of millions. The passage of years sine his end has done little to alter the perspective of either enemies or true believers. Today we see the other leaders of his ear -- Roosevelt, Churchill, Mussolini, Stalin - in a different, more objective light but the image of Hitler has remained essentially the same. To the few who remained his faithful followers he is a hero, a fallen Messiah; to the rest he is still a madman, a political and military bungler, an evil murdered beyond redemption whose successes were reached by criminal means.

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A great big book, but easy to read. - Goodreads
Lots of facts, interesting stories, chilling pictures. - Goodreads
Toland's writing is never boring. - Goodreads
It is a brilliantly researched book. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Gioia - Goodreads

What an amazing bio, it is really well written! If you want to know (pretty much) everything/anything about the man that started world war II, this is the book you want to read. Be prepared, I needed a couple of months to read the whole thing. But it was definitely worth it! Read full review

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User Review  - Lewis Weinstein - Goodreads

I have read significant parts of this book - it is excellent. But I need a break from the Nazis, so I have switched to reading a series of books which will throw light on the Polish side of my novel-in-progress. NORE TO COME ... Read full review


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John Toland is the author of two novels and twelve previous John Toland is the author of two novels and twelve previous works of nonfiction, including the best-selling "Adolf Hitleworks of nonfiction, including the best-selling "Adolf Hitler" and "Infamy, " and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Risingr" and "Infamy, " and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Rising Sun." Sun.