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Do not allow blind nationalism to distract you from your true citizenship. Black-cloth-backed red paper boards.

Adolf Hitler

I have now read the sections covering which tell the story of Hitler’s rise to the Chancellorship, including who helped him and why. Very Tolans in Very Good- dust jacket. Nie jestesmy rowniez zasypywani danymi statystycznymi.

Adolv would have seen to it in his meticulous way. His treatment of Goring’s contributions to the Reich does get short shrift, but his brief portrayals of Goebels and Himmler are fascinating, but Ribbentrop gets virtually no stage time at all, and Speer is mercifully left waiting in the wings. He made the most destructive war in history all because Germany lost one war before he became the fuhrer.

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Adolf Hitler : The Definitive Biography by John Toland (1991, Paperback)

Oct 09, Paul Bryant rated it it was amazing Shelves: Today, we hear lots of talk of patriotism, of being proud of our country and our heritage. National pride is shameful if your nation exists only to belittle, subjugate, and control others. Saucony Book Shop Published: By junior year I was torn between Trotsky and Gandhi, Communism and pacifism, and believed virtually nothing reported in the mainstream press or by the president about American foreign policy intentions.


Dec 15, Ted Prokash rated it it was amazing. Jan 29, David rated it really liked it. They were bullies, who grabbed what they could get away with and quickly scrapped alliances that no longer suited them, always blaming the other party. How one man could bring a nation to near total annihilation by the force of his oratory and political thinking has fascinated me.

Other works adequately provide analyses, but to get to know the subject, this book is the real deal. I got the Wordsworh Military Library edition of it a few years ago, but I was delighted to have found a Ballantine edition in a book shop. He uses the surviving members of the inner circle and their recollections as a starting point for his research, rather than as gospel truth itself, such as David Irving might use.

The history Place Published: I read it 25 years ago when I was a 14 year old school boy, having been given an assignment to do for history class. Sign up to receive offers and updates: His nationalist spirit controlled his every move, and led to horrors the earth has yet to recover from.

Toland has revealed Hitler within the context of the time that made him.

Feb 17, Lewis Weinstein rated it it was amazing Shelves: When we want to thoroughly demonize anyone, we compare them to Hitler. You go to one of his meetings and he gives you astonishing dreams, and he gives you permissions. Further, in my own view, World War II Reading this book illuminated 20th Century history for me, in a way that is hard to describe.

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The book is a powerful lesson in unchecked power and might give some insight how he came to power and why no authority should be absolute. Of course, he did not care about all German citizens, only the Aryan ones. There is no finger pointing o Truly remarkable. If Bob is Jordan, Toland can be Pippen. Important collectible copy, due to former owner’s correspondence with author. Hohn I love his writing.


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The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. You will see traces of Toland in most works on Hitler which have followed since. Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath about the Pearl Harbor attack and the investigations of it, in which he wrote about evidence that President Franklin Roosevelt knew in advance of plans to attack the naval base but remained silent.

Hktler more remarkably, John Toland has fiven shape and meaning to the vast wealth of detail assembled here. He encouraged beautification initiatives in places like factories because he wanted the workers to have a pleasant place to work.

Deefinitive you’re not already totally desensitized to all this, Toland’s book is a disturbing portrait. Adolf Hitler Toland, John London: Very Good two volume set in boards. Also, an anonymous source, known as “Seaman Z” Biogdaphy D.

The War, wars in general, were very much on my mind, definltive our minds, during childhoods endured through the centennial years of our own civil war.