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Call No: 943.086 M58n

Call Number943.086 M58n
Dates1989; ©1988
Statement of ResponsibilityPhilip Metcalfe.
Creators & ContributorsMetcalfe, Philip (author)
Dodd, William E. (William Edward) (subject)
Dodd, Martha (subject)
Fromm, Bella (subject)
Hanfstaengl, Ernst (subject)
Diels, Rudolf (subject)
Summary"1933 captures the drama of Hitler's first year in power. Using diaries, letters, and memoirs, Philip Metcalfe intertwines the stories of five unrelated yet directly involved witnesses to the era—U.S. ambassador to Germany, William Dodd, and his high-spirited daughter, Martha; Bella Fromm, a glamorous (and openly Jewish) German society columnist; Ernest (Putzi) Hanfstaengl, Hitler's chief of foreign press; and Rudolf Diels, the first head of the Gestapo—into a ground-zero view of Berlin society during the first turbulent months of Hitler's consolidation of power." —Back cover
  • Preface
  • Martha and Her Father
  • First Impressions
  • Putzi Hanfstaengl
  • Chief of the Foreign Press
  • Bella Fromm
  • Eminence in Field Gray
  • Rudolf Diels
  • Boycott
  • The Foreign Press
  • No. 8 Prinz Albrecht Strasse
  • Summer Violence
  • An Embattled Ambassador
  • Putzi in Uniform
  • Suicide
  • Beaus
  • Beating Stations
  • Flight
  • Christmas Amnesty
  • Putzi in the USA
  • Mutiny
  • Murder
  • Expulsion
  • Epilogue
  • Notes and Sources
  • Bibliography
  • Name Index
Physical Description 316 pages : portraits ; 21 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : Perennial Library, Harper & Row, Publishers
EditionFirst Perennial Library edition
  • Reprint. Originally published: Sag Harbor, NY : Permanent Press, ©1988
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
RecognitionGifted by Ronnie Tessler