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A bestseller in its original German edition and subsequently translated into more than a dozen languages, Joachim Fest's Hitler has become a classic portrait of a man, a nation, and an era. Fest tell…
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The Meaning of Hitler
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This is a remarkable historical and psychological examination of the enigma of Adolf Hitler--who he was, how he wielded power, and why he was destined to fail.

Beginning with Hitler's early life, Seba…
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The Last Days of Hitler
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In September 1945, the fate of Hitler was a complete mystery. He had simply disappeared, missing for four months. The author, a British counter-intelligence officer, was given the task of solving thi…
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The Young Hitler I Knew
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August Kubizek met Adolf Hitler in 1904 and over the next four years they became close friends, eventually sharing a flat together in Vienna. This book tells the story of their extraordinary friendsh…
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The Destruction of the European Jews
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First published in 1961, Raul Hilberg's comprehensive account of how Germany annihilated the Jewish community of Europe spurred discussion, galvanised further research, and shaped the entire field of…
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Hitler: A Study in Tyranny
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The classic biography of Hitler that remains, years after its publication, one of the most authoritative and readable accounts of his life. Here in an abridged edition.
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The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia
If the past century will be remembered for its tragic pairing of civilized achievement and organized destruction, at the heart of darkness may be found Hitler, Stalin, and the systems of domination t…
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Spandau: The Secret Diaries
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He served as Hitler's architect, the undisputed master of the German war machine, and the one responsible for conscripted foreign labor in the Third Reich. And, when Albert Speer was captured and sen…
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Hitler: 1936-1945 Nemesis (Hitler, #2)
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The New Yorker declared the first volume of Ian Kershaw's two-volume masterpiece "as close to definitive as anything we are likely to see," and that promise is fulfilled in this stunning second volum…
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The Order of the Death's Head: The Story of Hitler's SS
The SS was the terror of Europe. Swearing eternal allegiance to Adolf Hitler, it infiltrated every aspect of German life and was responsible for the deaths of millions. This gripping history recounts…
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The Third Reich: A New History
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A Major Study of One of the Twentieth Century's Darkest Periods

Until now there has been no up-to-date, one-volume, international history of Nazi Germany, despite its being among the most studied phen…
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Goebbels: Mastermind of the Third Reich
As a memorial to his oldest daughter Josephine (1963-1999), David Irving invites you to accept his biography of Hitler's propaganda minister Dr Joseph Goebbels, the first work to be based on the long…
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Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe
Drawing on an unprecedented variety of sources, Mark Mazower reveals how the Nazis designed, maintained, and ultimately lost their European empire and offers a chilling vision of the world Hitler wou…
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The Nuremberg Interviews
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During the Nuremberg trials, Dr. Leon Goldensohn–a psychiatrist for the U.S. Army–monitored the mental health of two dozen German leaders charged with carrying out genocide. These recorded conversati…
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The Double-Cross System: The Incredible True Story of How Nazi Spies Were Turned into Double Agents
Filled with highly sensitive information about espionage, this secret report was never intended to go beyond a very select audience within the government and security services. The man who wrote it i…
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The Devil's Disciples: Hitler's Inner Circle
The Nazi regime was essentially a religious cult relying on the hypnotic personality of Adolf Hitler, and it was fated to die with him. But while it lasted, his closest lieutenants competed ferocious…
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The Goebbels Diaries, 1939-1941
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Joseph Goebbels kept a diary for much of his life. From 1923 to 1941, he wrote the entries himself. From 1941 to 1945, he dictated lengthy passages to aides.
He sometimes telephoned them in the middl…
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Hitler's Table Talk, 1941-1944
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Secret conversations at Hitler's headquarters from July 1941 to November 1944 were all recorded for posterity. This book documents those conversations where Hitler talked freely of his aims, his earl…
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Adolf Hitler
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life o…
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What We Knew: Terror, Mass Murder, and Everyday Life in Nazi Germany
The horrors of the Nazi regime and the Holocaust still present some of the most disturbing questions in modern history: Why did Hitler's party appeal to millions of Germans, and how entrenched was an…
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The Nazi Seizure of Power: The Experience of a Single German Town 1922-1945
William Sheridan Allen's research provides an intimate, comprehensive study of the mechanics of revolution and an analysis of the Nazi Party's subversion of democracy. Beginning at the end of the Wei…
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A Child of Hitler: Germany in the Days When God Wore a Swastika
In this starkly candid account of one boy's indoctrination into the Hitler Youth, we see a side of Nazism that has been little recorded. This autobiographical account is a rare glimpse at World War I…
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Hitler's Beneficiaries: Plunder, Racial War, and the Nazi Welfare State
A "provocative" account of great "intellectual significance," illuminating the economic workings of the Third Reich—and the reasons ordinary Germans supported the Nazi state (The New York Times Book…
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