Hitler

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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  - ted_newell - LibraryThing

Heard this was one of the definitive general biographies. Reader gets a sense of the active politician dodging and weaving and often nearly losing in the lead up to the Beer Hall Putsch. History is ... Read full review

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

While hardly an in-depth look at the monster who was Hitler, it could be a good starting point. As always in this series, the illustrations are excellent. Read full review

Contents

Background and Departure
13
The Shattered Dream
24
The Granite Foundation
36
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

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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