German Resistance Against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad, 1938-1945
Klemens von Klemperer's scholarly and detailed study uncovers the beliefs and activities of numerous individuals who fought against Nazism within Germany, and traces their many efforts to forge alliances with Hitler's opponents outside the Third Reich. -;Klemens von Klemperer's scholarly and detailed study uncovers the beliefs and activities of numerous individuals who fought against Nazism within Germany, and traces their many efforts to forge alliances with Hitler's opponents outside the Third Reich. Measured by conventional standards of diplomacy, the foreign ventures of the German Resistance ended in failure. The Allied agencies, notably the British Foreign Office and the US State Department, were ill prepared to deal with the unorthodox approaches of the Widerstand. Ultimately, the Allies' policy of absolute silence', the Grand Alliance with the Soviet Union, and the demand for unconditional surrender' pushed the war to its final denouement, disregarding the German. Resistance. -;a massive work by a distinguished historian - New Statesman and Society;a detailed, sympathetic, and meticulously documented chronicle of German resistance diplomacy - Journal of Military History;a superbly researched study - Financial Times
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1 RESISTANCE AND EXILE
2 THINKING FOR THE BRITISH EMPIRE?
3 MAKE A REVOLUTION IN GERMANY FOR THE GERMAN PEOPLE?
4 WlDERSTAND AND THE FORGING OF THE GRAND ALLIANCE
5 ECUMENICAL DIALOGUE OR THE WAR BEHIND THE WAR
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