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Inside the Third Reich : memoirs

Author: Albert Speer
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, ©1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author, Hitler's architect and later his armaments minister, was in the dictator's inner circle for almost 12 years. After the war, Speer used the enforced leisure of his 20 prison years as a war criminal to plan and write these memoirs. This is the most revealing document on the Hitler phenonmenon yet written. It takes the reader inside Nazi Germany on four different levels: Hitler's inner circle, National  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert Speer; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Albert Speer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Speer
ISBN: 9780684829494 0684829495
OCLC Number: 780942907
Notes: Translation of Erinnerungen.
Description: xx, 596 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, plans, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Origins and youth --
Profession and vocation --
Junction --
My catalyst --
Architectural megalomania --
Greatest assignment --
Obersalzberg --
New Chancellery --
Day in the Chancellery --
Our empire style --
Globe --
Descent begins --
Excess --
Start in my new office --
Organized improvisation --
Sins of omission --
Commander in chief Hitler --
Intrigues --
Second man in the state --
Bombs --
Hitler in the Autumn of 1943 --
Downhill --
Illness --
War thrice lost --
Blunders, secret weapons, and the SS --
Operation valkyrie --
Wave from the West --
Plunge --Doom --
Hilter's Utimatum --
Thirteenth hour --
Annihilation.
Other Titles: Erinnerungen.
Responsibility: by Alber Speer ; translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston ; introduction by Eugene Davidson.

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Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally honest look  Read more...

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