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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer - Paperback - 1990 - from Elk Creek Heritage Books and Biblio.com

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

by William L. Shirer

Condition: Good


Simon & Schuster, 1990. Soft cover. Good. From the book, ""Since its publication in 1960, William L. Shirer's monumental study of Hitler's empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of the twentieth century's blackest hours. ... offers an unparalleled and thrillingly told examination of how Adolf Hitler nearly succeeded in conquering the world. With millions of copies in print around the globe, it has attained the status of a vital and enduring classic."" Soft cover in good condition. Text block clean and tight. Book has a light crinkle in the first section and shows some rubbing at edges. No other markings noted.

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, by journalist William L. Shirer, is the first and most successful, large scale history of Nazi Germany in English for a general audience, first published in 1960 by Simon & Schuster, Inc.. Shirer, an American radio reporter for CBS who also worked for a number of newspapers and United Press International, covered Germany for many years, until December 1940, when increasing Nazi censorship of his broadcasts made his work impossible.




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On Oct 14 2017, said:
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This is one of the best, perhaps THE best, histories of the Third Reich written from a perspective educated by first hand experience.

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On Jul 10 2007, SDENNEY said:
  ""Here for the first time is the complete story of Hitler's empire, one of the most important stories ever told, written by one of the men best equipped to write it."


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