Mind Of Adolf Hitler
Cassandra L. Langer, Walter Charles Langer, Beverley Naidoo, United States. Office of Strategic Services, Etats-Unis. Office of Strategic Services
Basic Books, Oct 12, 1972 - Psychology - 269 pages
Reproduces the secret report on Hitler's psychological state written by Langer in 1943 for the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, with the collaboration of Henry A. Murr, Ernst Kris, and Bertram D. Lewin, with the title: A psychological analysis of Adolph Hitler. It was based on sources compiled by Langer in a companion volume: The Hitler source-book. The preface of the original report has been omitted, and there are some revisions in language.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gmicksmith - LibraryThing
Interesting work although it is difficult to corroborate. I understand psychological analysis to be first-hand and since the report is made long-distance I would assume the study is flawed ... Read full review
Walter Langer has done his work here. The predictions concerning the outcome of the war and Hitler's actions are/were indeed prophetic. In examining this volume I found it so convincing that I wondered if it was not a very sophisticated form of war-time propaganda. Either way, a must read for scholars of World War II.