Hitler : downfall, 1939-1945 / Volker Ullrich ; translated from the German by Jefferson Chase
Book | Alfred A. Knopf | 2020 | First American edition.
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Edition
First American edition.
Description
ix, 838 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Unleashing the War -- Poland 1939-40: Prelude to a War of annihilation -- Decision in the West? -- Strategic stalemate -- Operation Barbarossa -- The War Turns, 1941-1942 -- The road to the Holocaust -- Stalingrad and the battle for oil -- Total War and ethnic-Popular Community -- On the defensive -- Operations Overlord and Bagration -- The Berghof during the War -- The Stauffenberg assassination attempt and its aftermath -- Final rally -- Decline of a dictator -- Staged exit -- The final days in the bunker -- Hitler's Place in History.
Summary
"From the author of Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939--a riveting account of the dictator's final years, when he got the war he wanted but his leadership led to catastrophe for his nation, the world, and himself."-- Provided by publisher.
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Adolf Hitler: die Jahre des Untergangs 1939-1945. English.
Translation Of:
Translation of: Ullrich, Volker. Adolf Hitler: die Jahre des Untergangs 1939-1945 9783103972801
Other Form:
Online version: Ullrich, Volker, Hitler London : The Bodley Head, 2020. 9781101874011 (DLC) 2019053387
ISBN
9781101874004 (hardcover)
1101874007 (hardcover)
9781101872062 (paperback)
1101872063 (paperback)
9781101874011 (electronic book)
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