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20th century journey : a memoir of a life and the times.

Author: William L Shirer
Publisher: Simon, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This is a memoir not only of a life but of the times: the first part of the 20th century as the author saw it unfold in America, Europe and parts of Asia. It is both autobiography and history--by one of America's best known journalists and historians. At the Nuremberg Rallies, when Hitler roared through the streets celebrating his newly won domination,William Shirer was there. In Munich, as Chamberlain abandoned the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Lawrence Shirer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William L Shirer
OCLC Number: 538799434
Description: 510 pages
Contents: [1] The start, 1904-1930.

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This is a memoir not only of a life but of the times: the first part of the 20th century as the author saw it unfold in America, Europe and parts of Asia. It is both autobiography and history--by one of America's best known journalists and historians. At the Nuremberg Rallies, when Hitler roared through the streets celebrating his newly won domination,William Shirer was there. In Munich, as Chamberlain abandoned the Czechs,Shirer was there. When Hitler loosed his Blitzkrieg on Poland, Shirer was there." In this, the 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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