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release date: Oct 11, 2011
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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a new introductory essay by Ron Rosenbaum (Explaining Hitler and How the End Begins) commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of its National Book Award win.

The fiftieth anniversary edition of the National Book Award–winning bestseller that is the definitive study of Adolf Hitler, the rise of Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and World War II. This special edition now features a new introduction by Ron Rosenbaum, author of Explaining Hitler and How the End Begins.
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release date: Aug 01, 1990
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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
More than three hundred photographs accompany this abridged edition of the best-selling history of Hitler's Germany, detailing the rise of the Nazis, the events of World War II, the Holocaust, the Nuremberg Trials, and postwar Germany.
release date: Aug 19, 2020
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release date: Jan 30, 2005
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Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941, an Unparalleled Eyewitness Account of Hitler's Germany
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 the private, personal, utterly revealing journal of a great foreign correspondent.

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.

Shirer was the only Western correspondent in Vienna on March 11, 1938, when the German troops marched in and took over Austria, and he alone reported the surrender by France to Germany on June 22, 1940, even before the Germans reported it. The whole time, Shirer kept a record of events, many of which could not be publicly reported because of censorship by the Germans. In December 1940, Shirer learned that the Germans were building a case against him for espionage, an offense punishable by death. Fortunately, Shirer escaped and was able to take most of his diary with him.

Berlin Diary first appeared in 1941, and the timing was perfect. The energy, the passion, and 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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Collapse of the Third Republic: An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940
On June 17, 1940 William L. Shirer stood in the streets of Paris and watched the unending flow of gray German uniforms along its boulevards. In just six lovely weeks in the spring and summer of 1940 a single battle brought down in total military defeat one of the world's oldest, greatest, and most civilized powers—the second mightiest empire on earth and the possessor of one of the finest military machines ever assembled. How did it happen? After nearly a decade of research in the massive archives left from World War II and after hundreds of conversations with the Third Republic's leaders, generals, diplomats, and ordinary citizens, Shirer presents the definitive answer in his stunning re-creation of why and how France fell before Hitler's armies in 1940. His book is also a devastating examination of the confusion, corruption, and cynicism that drained the strength and toughness of a democracy which Thomas Jefferson once called "every man's second country." This book complements and completes the dramatic story of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich and continues to rank as one of the most important works of history of our time.
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release date: Dec 30, 1983
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The Second World War (Chartwell Edition, 6 Volume Set)
Chronicles and analyzes the history of the nuclear arms race, from the development of the first atomic bomb to the current antinuclear movements in Europe, the United States, and the Soviet Union
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release date: Aug 19, 2020
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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
The explosive acclaim that skyrocketed this national best seller to international fame is not only proof of its massive impact on our own time but a significant measure of its permanent value as a historical treasure for generations to come
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release date: Apr 01, 1984
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The Nightmare Years: 1930-1940, Vol. 2
The author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich chronicles the years 1930 to 1940, discussing the emergence of Hitler in Europe, the workings of the Nazis, and the war. Reprint.
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release date: Aug 19, 2020
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The NIGHTMARE YEARS. 1930 - 1940. 20th CENTURY JOURNEY. A Memoir of a Life and the Times. Volume II.
William L. Shirer was a journalist who was always at the right place at the right time. He spoke fluent German. In this second volume of his memoirs, the prize-winning author provides an eyewitness and intensely personal vision of the crucible out of which the Nazi monster appeared.
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release date: Aug 28, 2006
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Sterling Point Books: The Sinking of the Bismarck: The Deadly Hunt
The Bismark was the greatest warship ever built, with guns so powerful and accurate it could destroy an enemy ship while safely staying outside the line of fire. But the Allies had to sink it…or risk losing the war. William Shirer, famed World War II correspondent and author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, captures every suspenseful moment of the perilous mission. Most tragic of all was the loss of the HMS Hood, the British Navy’s star battleship, sunk by the Bismark in just minutes. However, a mixture of luck and new technology—including radar—turned the tide in the Allies’ favor.
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