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By the acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, this day-by-day, eyewitness account of the momentous events leading up to World War II in Europe is now available in a new paperback edition. CBS radio broadcaster William L. Shirer was virtually unknown in 1940 when he decided there might be a book in the diary he had kept in Europe during the 1930s — specifically those sections dealing with the collapse of the European democracies and the rise of Nazi Germany. Berlin Diary first appeared in 1941, and the timing was perfect. The energy, the passion, the electricity in it were palpable. The book was an instant success, and it became the frame of reference against which thoughtful Americans judged the rush of events in Europe. It exactly matched journalist to event: the right reporter at the right place at the right time. It stood, and still stands, as so few books have ever done — a pure act of journalistic witness.

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<:st>Cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. A day-by-day, eyewitness account of the momentous events leading up to WWII in Europe, by renowned newspaper reporter and CBS radio broadcaster William L. Shirer (1904-1994). Includes a new foreword by Gordon A. Craig.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780801870569
Foreword:
Craig, Gordon A.
Author:
Craig, Gordon A.
Author:
Shirer, William L.
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore, Md.
Subject:
General
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Germany Politics and government 1933-1945.
Subject:
World History-European History General
Subject:
Biography - General
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
648
Dimensions:
9.00x6.02x1.60 in. 1.90 lbs.

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