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Albert Speer : conversations with Hitler's architect

Author: Joachim C Fest
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Polity Press, ©2007.
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"Albert Speer, the chief architect of the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler's confidant, remains the most mysterious character of the leadership of the Nazi regime. He built the 'Reichskanzlei' (official offices), discovered the 'Lightdome', and was finally, in 1942, named as the minister for armaments. But he characterized himself as apolitical and called Hitler's hatred of Jews an anomaly, and the conspirators of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fest, Joachim C., 1926-2006.
Albert Speer.
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Polity Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608149220
Named Person: Albert Speer; Albert Speer; Albert (Architekt Speer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joachim C Fest
ISBN: 9780745639185 0745639186 0745639194 9780745639192
OCLC Number: 84151003
Notes: Includes translator's notes (p. [208-212).
Description: vi, 220 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Drawing closer --
In the innermost circle --
Highs and lows --
The minister : flying starts and stumbling blocks --
Breaking with Hitler --
Completion of the Memoirs --
On the end and the farewell to Hitler --
Trial, prison years, release --
Expert in escapes --
The unanswered questions.
Other Titles: Unbeantwortbaren Fragen.
Responsibility: Joachim Fest ; translated by Patrick Camiller.
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Albert Speer remains the most mysterious character of the leadership of the Nazi regime. He was the chief architect of the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler's confidant. Speer built the "Reichskanzlei"  Read more...

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"Of all the biographers and writers on the Third Reich, Joachim Fest was not only good at his craft, but also had the good fortune to be invited to act, as her describes it, as 'interrogating editor' Read more...

 
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