Frederick Taylor


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in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, The United Kingdom
December 28, 1947

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Frederick Taylor is a British novelist and historian specialising in modern German history.

He was educated at Aylesbury Grammar School and read History and Modern Languages at Oxford University. He did postgraduate work at Sussex University on the rise of the extreme right in Germany in the early twentieth century. Before embarking on the series of historical monographs for which he is best known, he translated The Goebbels Diaries 1939–1941 into English and wrote novels set in Germany.

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The Berlin Wall: A World Di...

4.05 avg rating — 1,724 ratings — published 2006 — 41 editions
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Dresden: Tuesday, 13 Februa...

4.14 avg rating — 834 ratings — published 2004 — 28 editions
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Exorcising Hitler: The Occu...

3.88 avg rating — 516 ratings — published 2011 — 15 editions
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The Downfall of Money: Germ...

3.80 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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Coventry: Thursday, 14 Nove...

4.12 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2015 — 8 editions
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1939: A People's History of...

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

3.93 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1983
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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet 2

3.71 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1986
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1939: A People's History

3.89 avg rating — 28 ratings7 editions
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Roll Away the Stone: Saving...

4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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“The two of them inspected a street barricade being built by the city’s would-be defenders and decided that it would take the approaching Soviet tanks fifteen minutes to demolish it – ‘fourteen minutes for the tank crew to stop laughing, and one minute to brush it aside’.”
Frederick Taylor, Exorcising Hitler

“The Long Telegram’.”
Frederick Taylor, Exorcising Hitler

“Altogether it is reckoned that around 1.9 million German women were raped by Soviet soldiers in the final months of the war and those immediately following the peace.12”
Frederick Taylor, Exorcising Hitler



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