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Valkyrie : an insider's account of the plot to kill Hitler

Author: Hans Bernd Gisevius; Richard Winston; Clara Winston
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st abridged edView all editions and formats
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Provides an account of the unsuccessful military conspiracy against Adolf Hitler carried out by the generals on his staff in the summer of 1944.
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Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Hans Bernd Gisevius; Klaus Philipp Schenk von Stauffenberg, Graf; Hans Bernd Gisevius; Adolf Hitler; Klaus Philipp Schenk von Stauffenberg, Graf
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Bernd Gisevius; Richard Winston; Clara Winston
ISBN: 9780306817717 0306817713
OCLC Number: 212859273
Language Note: Translation of: Bis zum bittern Ende.
Notes: Abridgment of the full edition originally published in Cambridge, Mass., in 1947 and republished, by Da Capo Press, in 1998 with a new introduction by Peter Hoffmann. Originally published in German in 1946.
Description: xv, 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Toward the catastrophe : September 1939 to July 1944. The first feelers ; Three critical weeks ; The zither player ; The opposition ; Oppositional circles ; Groups and individuals ; Fruitless peace feelers, useless warnings ; Wasted years ; Severe setbacks ; The new dynamism --
Too late : July 20, 1944. Prelude ; July 20, 1944 --
Escape to the future.
Other Titles: Bis zum bittern Ende.
Responsibility: Hans Bernd Gisevius ; translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston ; foreword by Allen W. Dulles ; introduction by Peter Hoffmann.
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When on July 20, 1944 a bomb - placed inside the Wolf's Lair by the German Anti-Nazi Resistance - exploded without killing the Fuhrer, the coup d'etat against the Third Reich collapsed. The  Read more...

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