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    • ISBN:9781849012997
    • Publication date:23 Jun 2011
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A Brief History of The Third Reich

The Rise and Fall of the Nazis

By Martyn Whittock

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An invaluable addition to the highly regarded Brief History series.

Beginning in the broken aftermath of the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles that made German recovery almost impossible, Whittock tells not just the account of the men who rose to the fore in the dangerous days of the Weimar republic, circling around the cult of personality generated by Adolf Hitler, but also a convincing and personality-driven overview of how ordinary Germans became seduced by the dreams of a new world order, the Third Reich.

The book also gives a fascinating insight into the everyday life in Germany during the Second World War and explores key questions such as how much did the Germans know about the Holocaust and why did the regime eventually fail so disastrously?

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  • ISBN: 9781849018166
  • Publication date: 23 Jun 2011
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