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Berlin diaries, 1940-1945

Author: Marie Vassiltchikov
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1988. ©1985
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Vintage book editionView all editions and formats
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The secret diaries of a twenty-three-year-old White Russian princess who worked in the German Foreign Office from 1940 to 1944 and then as a nurse, these pages give us a unique picture of wartime life in that sector of German society from which the 20th of July Plot, the conspiracy to kill Hitler, was born.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
History
Personal narratives, Russian
Named Person: Marie Vassiltchikov; Marie Vassiltchikov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Vassiltchikov
ISBN: 0394757777 9780394757773
OCLC Number: 16802338
Notes: Originally published: 1st American ed. New York : Knopf, 1987.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 324 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: January to December, 1940 --
January to June 1941 --
Interlude; July 1941 to July 1943 --
July to December 1943 --
January to 18 July 1944 --
19 July to September 1944 --
January to September 1945.
Responsibility: Marie Vassiltchikov.
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The secret diaries of a twenty-three-year-old White Russian princess who worked in the German Foreign Office from 1940 to 1944 and then as a nurse, these pages give us a unique picture of wartime life in that sector of German society from which the 20th of July Plot, the conspiracy to kill Hitler, was born.

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