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Was Hitler ill? : a final diagnosis

Author: Hans-Joachim Neumann; Henrik Eberle
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : English edView all editions and formats
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The image of a decrepit and drug-dependent psychopath in the Reich Chancellery bunker is one of the most enduring myths about Hitler. It provides a simple explanation for his actions: who but a sick man could have ordered the killing of millions of people? Hans-Joachim Neumann and Henrik Eberle study this question and seek answers in the detailed notes and diaries left by Morell, in medical reports, pharmacological  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Joachim Neumann; Henrik Eberle
ISBN: 9780745652221 0745652220
OCLC Number: 795757028
Notes: "First published in German as War Hitler Krank?"
Description: xi, 244 p. : ill., ports., facsims. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Madness, design and reality : why a medical biography of Hitler? --
The diseased Hitler : a historiographical project --
Hitler's doctors : personal physician Morell and others --
Hitler's medicine chest : the drugs and their effects --
Hitler's medical history --
Hitler's health and the war --
Concluding diagnosis.
Other Titles: War Hitler krank?
Responsibility: Hans-Joachim Neumann and Henrik Eberle ; translated by Nick Somers.
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Four months after the end of the war, Hitler's personal physician Theo Morell stated to his fellow prisoner Karl Brandt: "In fact, Hitler was never sick. " Brandt, who had been responsible for the  Read more...

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