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The Nazi menace : Hitler, Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the road to war / Benjamin Carter Hett.

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Bethlehem Main Library 940.53 (Text) 33062009348690 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 11/16/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250205230
  • ISBN: 1250205239
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part One: Crisis -- Reich Chancellery, Early Evening -- The Meaning of Gleiwitz -- In the Circle of Guilt -- We Are Looking for a Program -- He Feels It Here -- Rather Concerned re: Future -- Scraping at the Bars -- Part Two: Munich -- That Is What I Want to Have! -- Out of This Nettle, Danger -- Living at the Point of a Gun -- A Dissemination of Discord -- Part Three: War -- I Have to Tell You Now . . . -- These Are Prussian Officers! -- Let Us Go Forward Together -- Epilogue: The End of the Beginning.
Summary, etc.:
"Berlin, November 1937. In a secret meeting with his top advisors, Adolf Hitler proclaims the urgent necessity for a war of aggression in Europe. Some conservatives are unnerved by this grandiose plan, but they are soon silenced, setting in motion events that will lead to the most calamitous war in history. Benjamin Carter Hett, the author of The Death of Democracy, his acclaimed history of the fall of the Weimar Republic, takes us from Berlin to London, Moscow, and Washington to show how anti-Nazi forces inside and outside Germany came to understand Hitler's true menace to European civilization and learned to oppose him. Drawing on original sources in German, English, French, and Russian, including newly released intelligence documents, he paints a sweeping portrait of governments under siege, populated by larger-than-life figures like Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Neville Chamberlain, Franklin Roosevelt, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and Vyacheslav Molotov. The Nazi Menace evokes a time when the verities of life were subverted, a time marked by fake news, cultural unrest over refugees, and the challenges of national security in a consumerist democracy. To read Hett's book is to see the 1930s-and our world today-in a new and unnerving light."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Diplomatic history.
Anti-Nazi movement > History.
Germany > Politics and government > 1933-1945.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.

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