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Bombing Hitler : the story of the man who almost assassinated the Führer

Author: Hellmut G Haasis
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Describes how an average citizen of Munich secretly assembled and detonated a bomb intended to kill Adolf Hitler during a 1939 speech and the would-be assassin's attempted escape to Switzerland before ending his life in a concentration camp.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Johann Georg Elser; Adolf Hitler; Johann Georg Elser; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hellmut G Haasis
ISBN: 9781616087418 : HRD 1616087412 : HRD
OCLC Number: 924501997
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Translation of: Den Hitler jag' ich in die Luft.
Description: 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hitler speaks under a ticking time bomb --
The assassin is foiled at the border --
The explosion --
Searching the rubble --
Reaction to the attack --
The evidence mounts --
From Königsbronn to Berlin --
Confession and interrogation --
Cult of death : the official ceremony of November 11 --
The search for the instigators --
Assassinville --
Elser's youth and working years in Königsbronn --
A freer life at Lake Constance --
Back to Königsbronn --
Assassination : the decision --
The preparations --
Night work in the Bürgerbräukeller --
In the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen --
The end in Dachau --
The long road to recognition.
Other Titles: Hitler jag' ich in die Luft.
Responsibility: Hellmut G. Haasis ; translated by William Odom.


Georg Elser was just an ordinary working-class citizen living in Munich, Germany. Then one day he took it upon himself, without telling his family or friends, to single-handedly attempt to  Read more...


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