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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  - Jack - Goodreads

Majestic in scope, granular in detail, analytically sharp (except that it downplays the Holocaust by looking away from it and concentrating on the conduct of the war in the East). Read full review

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Review from https://darrengoossens.wordpress.com/2015/09/07/the-hollow-man-filled-with-hate/. Hitler by Joachim C. Fest, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, London, 1974. 844 pages. Translated by Richard and ... Read full review


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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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