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The rise and fall of Adolf Hitler

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The rise and fall of Adolf Hitler
Call No: J 943.086 H67s

Call NumberJ 943.086 H67s
Dates[1961]; ©1961
Statement of Responsibilityby William L. Shirer.
Creators & ContributorsShirer, William L. (William Lawrence) (author)
Hitler, Adolf (subject)
SummaryChronicles the background, rise to power, rule, and downfall of Adolf Hitler.
ContentsPart one. The rise of Adolf Hitler
  • Father and son
  • School days and an interlude of loafing
  • Down and out in Vienna–"The saddest period of my life"
  • Fateful decision: Hitler goes into politics
  • The Beer Hall Putsch
Part two. Hitler conquers Germany
  • A revealing book and a new start
  • Hitler falls in love
  • Hitler's drive for political power
  • Fuehrer and dictator
Part three. Hitler conquers Europe
  • The bloodless conquests
  • How Hitler launched World War II
  • Htler's astounding early victories
  • The great turning point
Part four. The fall of Adolf Hitler
  • Hitler's "New Order"
  • The plot to kill Hitler
  • The collapse of Hitler's Germany
  • The death of Adolf Hitler
Physical Description 185 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : Random House
NotesIncludes index.
RecognitionGifted by Claire Perry