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release date: Mar 07, 2017
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Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A fast-paced narrative that discovers a surprising perspective on World War II: Nazi Germany’s all-consuming reliance on drugs

The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. But as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the Third Reich was saturated with drugs. On the eve of World War II, Germany was a pharmaceutical powerhouse, and companies such as Merck and Bayer cooked up cocaine, opiates, and, most of all, methamphetamines, to be consumed by everyone from factory workers to housewives to millions of German soldiers. In fact, troops regularly took rations of a form of crystal meth—the elevated energy and feelings of invincibility associated with the high even help to explain certain German military victories. 
 
Drugs seeped all the way up to the Nazi high command and, especially, to Hitler himself. Over the course of the war, Hitler became increasingly dependent on injections of a cocktail of drugs—including a form of heroin—administered by his personal doctor. While drugs alone cannot explain the Nazis’ toxic racial theories or the events of World War II, Ohler’s investigation makes an overwhelming case that, if drugs are not taken into account, our understanding of the Third Reich is fundamentally incomplete. 
 
Carefully researched and rivetingly readable, Blitzed throws surprising light on a history that, until now, has remained in the shadows.
release date: Nov 22, 2016
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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany
GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2016 'The most brilliant and fascinating book I have read in my entire life' Dan Snow 'Blitzed is making me rethink everything I've ever seen and read about WWII... terrific!' Douglas Coupland 'A huge contribution... remarkable' Antony Beevor, BBC RADIO 4 'Extremely interesting ... a serious piece of scholarship, very well researched' Ian Kershaw The sensational German bestseller on the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich, from Hitler to housewives. The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping bestseller reveals, the entire Third Reich was permeated with drugs: cocaine, heroin, morphine and, most of all, methamphetamines, or crystal meth, used by everyone from factory workers to housewives, and crucial to troops' resilience - even partly explaining German victory in 1940. The promiscuous use of drugs at the very highest levels also impaired and confused decision-making, with Hitler and his entourage taking refuge in potentially lethal cocktails of stimulants administered by the physician Dr Morell as the war turned against Germany. While drugs cannot on their own explain the events of the Second World War or its outcome, Ohler shows, they change our understanding of it. Blitzed forms a crucial missing piece of the story.
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release date: May 13, 2020
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[By Norman Ohler] Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany (Paperback)【2017】by Norman Ohler (Author), Shaun Whiteside (Translator) [1879]
Other Hardcover Editon is below: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06WWRX72N THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 'The most brilliant and fascinating book I have read in my entire life' Dan Snow 'A huge contribution... remarkable' Antony Beevor, BBC RADIO 4 'Extremely interesting ... a serious piece of scholarship, very well researched' Ian Kershaw The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping bestseller reveals, the entire Third Reich was permeated with drugs: cocaine, heroin, morphine and, most of all, methamphetamines, or crystal meth, used by everyone from factory workers to housewives, and crucial to troops' resilience - even partly explaining German victory in 1940. The promiscuous use of drugs at the very highest levels also impaired and confused decision-making, with Hitler and his entourage taking refuge in potentially lethal cocktails of stimulants administered by the physician Dr Morell as the war turned against Germany. While drugs cannot on their own explain the events of the Second World War or its outcome, Ohler shows, they change our understanding of it. Blitzed forms a crucial missing piece of the story.
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release date: May 13, 2020
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El gran delirio: Hitler, drogas y el III Reich
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release date: May 13, 2020
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High Hitler
Una conversación casual con un amigo DJ, en la que este mencionó que los nazis vivían drogados, fue el detonante de la investigación más importante emprendida hasta ahora por el periodista alemán Norman Ohler. Para corroborar la veracidad de este dato, el autor se metió de cabeza en los archivos federales de Alemania y Estados Unidos durante cinco años. Sus hallazgos desvelan una parte de la historia del nazismo. Por un lado ahonda en lo que era un secreto a voces: la drogadicción de Adolfo Hitler. Su médico personal, Theodor Morell, lo mantenía activo con 74 productos diferentes, que incluían desde la inyección de esteroides hasta un producto farmacéutico similar a la heroína. Por otro revela que los soldados alemanes que participaron en las campañas relámpago de Polonia y Francia recibieron generosas dosis de una metanfetamina, patentada en 1937, que los mantenía despiertos durante un par de días. Las drogas decidieron el curso inicial de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
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release date: May 13, 2020
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[By Norman Ohler] Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany Hardcover【2016】by Norman Ohler [1863]
'Blitzed is making me rethink everything I've ever seen and read about WWII... terrific!' Douglas Coupland 'A huge contribution... remarkable' Antony Beevor, BBC RADIO 4 'Extremely interesting ... a serious piece of scholarship, very well researched' Ian Kershaw The sensational German bestseller on the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich, from Hitler to housewives. The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping bestseller reveals, the entire Third Reich was permeated with drugs: cocaine, heroin, morphine and, most of all, methamphetamines, or crystal meth, used by everyone from factory workers to housewives, and crucial to troops' resilience - even partly explaining German victory in 1940.
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release date: May 13, 2020
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High Hitler. Como o Uso de Drogas Pelo Führer Pelos Nazistas Ditou o Ritmo do Terceiro Reich (Em Portuguese do Brasil)
Quando um amigo DJ lhe contou que Hitler e seus comandados usavam drogas, o jornalista Norman Ohler resolveu investigar. Foram cinco anos de diversas entrevistas e pesquisas em documentos que não haviam sido estudados sob esta perspectiva. O resultado é um livro que vem provocando interesse no mundo todo e está levando historiadores consagrados a ver o surgimento um novo lado na história da Segunda Guerra Mundial. High Hitler conta em detalhes a dependência de Hitler. Seu médico pessoal, Theodor Morell, administrou 74 drogas diferentes ao führer, de injeções de esteroides a produtos similares à heroína. Mas a revelação que pode levar a um novo entendimento do começo da guerra diz respeito aos soldados alemães. Documentos encontrados por Ohler mostram que eles recebiam doses generosas de metanfetamina para ficarem mais dispostos e imbuídos de um sentimento de euforia e invencibilidade - o que teria sido crucial nas bem sucedidas invasões da França e da Polônia.
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release date: May 13, 2020
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Trzecia Rzesza na haju. Narkotyki w hitlerowskich Niemczech
Trzecia Rzesza na haju. Narkotyki w hitlerowskich NiemczechBerlinskie zaklady chemiczne produkujace na masowa skale metamfetamine, ktorej jakosci nie powstydzilby sie sam Walter White z serialu Breaking Bad
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release date: Apr 01, 2002
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Stadt des Goldes.
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release date: Jan 01, 1998
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Die Quotenmaschine.
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