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The devil's disciples : the lives and times of Hitler's inner circle

Author: Anthony Read
Publisher: London : J. Cape, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Devil's Disciples is the first major book for a general readership to examine Adolf Hitler's lieutenants, not only as individuals but also as a group. It focuses on the three Nazi paladins closest to Hitler - Goring, Goebbels and Himmler - with their nearest rivals - Bormann, Speer and Ribbentrop - in close attendance. Others who were removed in various ways - like Gregor Strasser, Ernst Rohm, Heydrich and Hess  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Read, Anthony.
Devil's disciples.
London : J. Cape, 2003
(OCoLC)607029060
Online version:
Read, Anthony.
Devil's disciples.
London : J. Cape, 2003
(OCoLC)632267027
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Read
ISBN: 0224060082 9780224060080
OCLC Number: 53821652
Description: viii, 984 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Roots 1918-1923 --
"Our time will come again' --
"if only there could be fighting again' --
Fighting the November criminals --
Beer Hall revolution --
Part 2: The years of struggle 1924-1933 --
Regrouping --
A star in the making --
"Chief Bandit of Berlin' --
"We come as enemies' --
"SS- Man, your loyalty is your honour' --
"Now the chess game for power begins' --
The turning point --
Part 3: Power and Revolution 1933-1936 --
Power --
Co- ordination --
The end of the Brown Revolution --
Night of the Long Knives --
"We always approve everything out Führer does' --
The four-year plan --
Part The greater German Reich 1937-1939 --
The Blomberg- Fritsch Affair --
Anschluss --
The Sudentenland Crisis --
Kristallnacht --
'I'll cook them a stew that they'll choke on' --
'I have the world in my pocket' --
'If we lose this war, then God have mercy on us' --
Part 5: War: Germany triumphant --
Blitzkrieg --
'Yellow' --
Eagles and sea lions --
'The whole world will hold its breath' --
'The greatest deception operation in military history' --
Barbarossa --
Part 6: War: defeat --
The final solution --
The beginning of the end --
'Do you want total war?' --
'Call me Meier!' --
Last throw of the dice --
Götterdämmerung --
The end of the road. ¿ ¿
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