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The Order of the Death's Head: The Story of Hitler's SS (Classic Military History)

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The SS was the terror of Europe. Swearing eternal allegiance to Adolf Hitler, it infiltrated every aspect of German life and was responsible for the deaths of millions. This gripping history recounts the strange and, at times, absurd true story of Hitler's SS. It exposes an organization that was not directed by some devilishly efficient system but was the product of accident, inevitability, and the random convergence of criminals, social climbers, and romantics. Above all, this eye-opening book describes in fascinating detail the chaotic political conditions that allowed the SS-despite rivalries and bizarre conditions-to assume and exercise unaccountable power.

Synopsis:

Swearing eternal allegiance to Hitler, Germany's SS was the terror of Europe, infiltrating every aspect of German life and responsible for the deaths of millions. This gripping history recounts the true story of the SS, and details the chaotic political conditions that allowed it to assume and exercise power. Illustrations. Maps.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141390123
Translator:
Barry, Richard
Author:
Barry, Richard
Author:
hne, Heinz Zollin
Author:
Hohne, Heinz
Author:
Höhne, Heinz Zollin
Author:
H
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London
Subject:
History
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Holocaust
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
National socialism
Subject:
Germany Politics and government 1933-1945.
Subject:
World History-Germany
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Classic Military History
Series Volume:
00-018
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
8.51x5.35x2.08 in. 1.93 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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History and Social Science » Europe » Germany » Nazi Germany
History and Social Science » Military » World War II » General
History and Social Science » World History » Germany » General
History and Social Science » World History » Germany » Nazi Germany
History and Social Science » World History » Holocaust

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Product details 704 pages Penguin Books - English 9780141390123 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Swearing eternal allegiance to Hitler, Germany's SS was the terror of Europe, infiltrating every aspect of German life and responsible for the deaths of millions. This gripping history recounts the true story of the SS, and details the chaotic political conditions that allowed it to assume and exercise power. Illustrations. Maps.

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