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The arms of Krupp, 1587–1968

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The arms of Krupp, 1587–1968
Call No: 338.74 K94m

Call Number338.74 K94m
Dates[1968]; ©1968
Statement of Responsibilityby William Manchester.
Creators & ContributorsManchester, William (author)
Krupp family (subject)
Krupp, Alfried (subject)
Gussstahlfabrik Fried. Krupp (Essen) (subject)
SummaryThis narrative chronicles the growth, dynastic power and ultimate decline of the Krupp family, which armed Germany in three major wars and influenced the course of German and European history.
ContentsPrologue. Anvil of the Reich
  1. The walled city
  2. The anvil was his desk
  3. Der Kanonenkonig
  4. More efficient than brand X
  5. Now see what has done our army!
  6. Der Grosse Krupp
  7. The rest is gas
  8. Prince of the blood
  9. Oscar Wilde of the Second Reich
  10. Cannon queen
  11. A real Krupp
  12. The last love battle
  13. The groaning land
  14. We've hired Hitler!
  15. The Fuhrer is always right
  16. It is an honor to be an SS man
  17. Crier Havot!
  18. Alfried commands the Kruppbunker
  19. Who are all these people?
  20. The gods themselves struggle in vain
  21. NN
  22. Noth kennt kein gebot
  23. Gotterdammerung
  24. I am the owner of this property
  25. Krupp... you have been convicted
  26. Hoher Kommissar John J. McCloy
  27. The Germans are being treated like niggers
  28. Heute die ganze welt
  29. Not a stone shall be sold
  30. Most powerful man in the common market
  31. You can see the ones in the light
  32. The flag follows trade
  33. Krupp ist tot!
Epilogue. Silver in an old mirror

  • Krupp genealogy
  • Die firma
  • Chronology
Physical Description xvi, 976 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical table, portraits ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherBoston : Little, Brown and Company
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliography (pages [915]–931) and index