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Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence) 1904-1993

Overview
Works: 457 works in 1,788 publications in 10 languages and 37,873 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Diaries  Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Sources  Biographies  Drama  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Author, Reporter, Speaker, Collaborator, Commentator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Translator, Narrator
Classifications: DD256.5, 943.086
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The rise and fall of the Third Reich; a history of Nazi Germany by William L Shirer( Book )

352 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 8,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Nazi Germany
The collapse of the Third Republic : an inquiry into the fall of France in 1940 by William L Shirer( Book )

47 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After setting the stage with a look at the founding of the Republic in 1871, describes the political, social, and religious divisions in the country, the "Maginot Line complex" growing out of military trust in a defensive war, and the deleterious effect of the tragedy of World War I
The rise and fall of Adolf Hitler by William L Shirer( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by the author of The rise and fall of the Third Reich. This account of the life of Hitler includes significant events occurring in the political climate of the 1920's and 1930's, such as the Beer Hall Putsch, Hitler's imprisonment, Mein Kampf, and the Second World War
Midcentury journey : the Western World through its years of conflict by William L Shirer( Book )

24 editions published between 1952 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sinking of the Bismarck by William L Shirer( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the week-long, hide-and-seek chase after the mighty Bismarck
"This is Berlin" : radio broadcasts from Nazi Germany by William L Shirer( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through his broadcasts for Edward R. Murrow on CBS Radio, William Shirer was a masterful chronicler of the events in Europe that led up to World War II."--BOOK JACKET. "The reportage in "This Is Berlin" offers rich insights into the period before the darkest days descended and World War II began. With chilling immediacy, these broadcasts take the reader to the front, providing flashpoints of the imminent war in the words of America's most trusted correspondent. An introduction by noted historian John Keegan and a preface by Shirer's daughter, Inga Shirer Dean, serve to put Shirer's life and work into context."--Jacket
Love and hatred : the troubled marriage of Leo and Sonya Tolstoy by William L Shirer( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A touching, brilliant, and groundbreaking biography of one of literary history's most famous couples, at once a dual biography, a history, and the portrait of a long and stormy marriage, William L. Shirer's new book - written in his ninth decade - explores the passionate, highly charged, and extraordinary lives of Leo and Sonya Tolstoy. It is a compelling illumination both of the nature of genius and of the universal problems of love, sex, and marriage - themes that Tolstoy played out in his great fiction and that haunted him in his tangled domestic life." "Rich in anecdotes, wise, full of sweeping history, and imbued with Shirer's profound knowledge of literature and life, Love and Hatred ranks beside such works as Robert Massie's Nicholas and Alexandra and Nigel Nicolson's Portrait of a Marriage as a masterly, intuitive, and sympathetic exploration of the love/hate relationship between two famous, bigger-than-life people." "Beginning in 1862, when Tolstoy committed the blunder of asking his young bride to read his diaries of his bachelor life so there should be no secrets between them, and ending with his tragic flight from home (and marriage) in 1910 while the whole world waited for news of him, Love and Hatred tells the story of a great romance between two people who could live neither together nor apart - a romance that exhausted and obsessed them both, and that forms the basis for much of Tolstoy's work. The final book of William L. Shirer's long and brilliant career, it is - appropriately - a masterly re-creation of a time, of two extraordinary people, and of the very nature of love, marriage, and old age."--Jacket
The challenge of Scandinavia : Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland in our time by William L Shirer( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin diary : the journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941 by William L Shirer( Book )

91 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A record of wartime life in Germany__
The rise and fall of the Third Reich [a history of Nazi Germany] by William L Shirer( Recording )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of the Third Reich offers an examination of how Adolf Hitler nearly succeeded in conquering the world. Shirer's account of the pivotal characters and events of that critical era benefits from his many years as a reporter and his own personal recollections, as well as from the mass of historical documents retrieved from the German Foreign Office. The result is this account of how Hitler wrested political control of Germany and managed to take the country with him on his mad six-year quest for world domination, only to see it go down in flames in the end
The traitor by William L Shirer( Book )

6 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How and why a person turns traitor and works for enemy's propaganda machine
Stranger, come home by William L Shirer( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

End of a Berlin diary by William L Shirer( Book )

40 editions published between 1947 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the death of Hitler's Germany, the end of the war, and the Nuremberg Trials
Berliner Tagebuch by William L Shirer( Book )

15 editions published between 1947 and 1999 in German and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La chute de la IIIe Republique : une enquete sur la defaite de 1940 by William L Shirer( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in French and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The consul's wife by William L Shirer( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Jahrzehnt des Unheils : meine Erlebnisse u. Erfahrungen in Deutschland u. Europa 1930-1940 by William L Shirer( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of journalist and writer William Shirer
Der Zusammenbruch Frankreichs : Aufstieg und Fall der Dritten Republik by William L Shirer( Book )

22 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in German and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storia del Terzo Reich by William L Shirer( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in Italian and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les années du cauchemar, 1934-1945 : mémoires d'une vie plongée dans son temps by William L Shirer( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journaliste, historien et écrivain, W.L. Shirer fut correspondant de presse puis de radio en Europe dans les années 1920-1930. Il quitta l'Allemagne après avoir subi des pressions pour diffuser les comptes-rendus officiels nazis qu'il savait incomplets ou mensongers. En partant, il réussit à emporter son journal relatant au jour le jour les événements de 1934 à 1940
 
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Love and hatred : the troubled marriage of Leo and Sonya Tolstoy
Alternative Names
Gulielmus L. Shirer

Hsi-i-le, Wei-lien, 1904-1993

Hsia-i-le, Wei-lien

Hsia-i-le, Wei-lien 1904-1993

Šāyrir, Wīlyām 1904-1993

Shirer, Uilʹi?a︡m, 1904-1993

Shirer, Uilʹi︠a︡m 1904-1993

Shirer W. L. 1904-1993

Shirer, W. L. (William Lawrence)

Shirer, William

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Shirer, William 1904-1993

Shirer, William L.

Shirer, William L. 1904-1993

Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence)

Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993

Shirer , William Lawrence

Shirer, William Lawrence 1904-

Shirer, William Lawrence 1904-1993

Shirer, William Lawrence, 1904-1994

Širer, Uilʹjam 1904-1993

William L. Shirer Amerikaans journalist

William L. Shirer giornalista e storico statunitense

William L. Shirer periodista, corresponsal de guerra e historiador estadounidense

William L. Shirer US-amerikanischer Journalist, Historiker und Autor

William Lawrence Shirer

William Shirer giornalista e storico statunitense

Xiayile, Weilian 1904-1993

Ουίλιαμ Σίρερ

Ширер У. 1904-1993

Ширер У. Л. 1904-1993

Ширер, Уильям

Ширер, Уильям 1904-

Ширер, Уильям 1904-1993

ויליאם שיירר

שירער, וילים לורנס 1904-1994

שירר, וילים לורנס 1904-1994

وليام شيرر

ویلیام شایرر ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

विलियम एल शैरर

사이러, 윌리엄 로렌스 1904-1993

샤이러, W. L. 1904-1993

샤이러, 윌리엄 L. 1904-1993

샤이러, 윌리엄 로렌스 1904-1993

ウィリアム・L・シャイラー

シャイラー, ウィリアム

シャイラー, ウィリアム・L

シャイラー, ウイリアム

夏伊勒, 威廉 1904-1993

威廉·勞倫斯·夏伊勒

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The collapse of the Third Republic : an inquiry into the fall of France in 1940The sinking of the Bismarck"This is Berlin" : radio broadcasts from Nazi GermanyLove and hatred : the troubled marriage of Leo and Sonya TolstoyBerlin diary : the journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941The rise and fall of the Third Reich [a history of Nazi Germany]The long night : William L. Shirer and the rise and fall of the Third Reich