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A biography of Hitler. This study by the author of "The Face of the Third Reich", is of an evil man who made history with a high-handedness that even in his day seemed anachronistic, and who taught the world some bitter lessons it will never forget.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 864 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 33mm | 500g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • German
  • bibliography, index
  • 0140059504
  • 9780140059502

Table of contents

Part I An aimless life: background and departure; the shattered dream; the granite foundation; the flight to Munich; redemption by war. Interpolation I - The great dread. Part II The road to politics: a part of the German future; local triumphs; challenging the powers that be; the putsch. Part III The long wait: the vision; crises and resistances; deployment for battle. Part IV The time of struggle: from provincial to national politics; the landslide; at the gates of power; at the goal. Interpolation II German catastrophe or German consistency? Part V Seizure of power: legal revolution; on the way to the Fuehrer State; the Roehm Affair. Part VI The years of preparation: the age of "faits accomplis"; views of an unperson; the "greatest German in history"; unleashing the war. Interpolation III - the wrong war. Part VII Victors and vanquished: the Generalissimo; the Third World War; lost reality. Part VIII Catastrophe: oppositions; goetterdaemmerung. Conclusion: the dead end.
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