Hitler : eine Biographie

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Rizzoli, 1974 - Biography & Autobiography - 844 pages
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Presents a biography of German leader Adolph Hitler, presenting him as a basically hollow individual who was elevated by the circumstances of history, and looking at how the collapse of order, anxieties of the age, and a climate of change allowed him to seize control of Germany.

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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


Background and Departure
The Shattered Dream
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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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