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A new edition of the lavishly illustrated companion to the BBC documentary, with rare archival material and photographs documenting the reality of daily life in Nazi Germany.

Published in conjunction with the History Channel and the BBC, this prizewinning volume, now back in print, contains previously unpublished material and photographs documenting the reality of life under Nazi rule and the evolution of the ruthless slaughter of millions of people in Germany.

In this handsome edition, BBC producer and renowned historian Laurence Rees has collected the testimonies of more than fifty eyewitnesses, many of whom were committed Nazis, free to tell their stories only after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Rees offers us the compelling voices of soldiers and civilians rarely heard from—including a remorseless Lithuanian soldier who shot five hundred people and then went out to lunch, and the anguished older sister of a ten-year-old developmentally disabled boy selected for "immunization injection" (a fatal dose of morphine) at a children's hospital. These materials cast a harsh new light on the rise and fall of the Third Reich.

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Described by "Publishers Weekly" as "a chilling crash course on the Nazis' chaotic rule", the first-hand archival material used for this book casts a harsh new light on the rise and fall of the Third Reich. 109 color and b&w photos.

About the Author

Laurence Rees, writer and producer of the BBC television series The Nazis, is the creative director of history programs for BBC Television. He lives in London. Ian Kershaw, a professor of modern history at the University of Sheffield, England, is a leading authority on Adolf Hitler.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565845510
Introduction:
Rees, Laurence
Foreword:
Kershaw, Ian
Introduction by:
Rees, Laurence
Introduction:
Rees, Laurence
Author:
Rees, Laurence
Author:
Kershaw, Ian
Publisher:
New Press
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Government (non-U.S.)
Subject:
National socialism
Subject:
History & Theory - Radical Thought
Subject:
Government - Comparative
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Holocaust
Subject:
World History-Germany
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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