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Ernst Röhm : Hitler's SA chief of staff

Ernst Röhm : Hitler's SA chief of staff

Author: Eleanor Hancock
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The first English-language biography of Röhm, overturns many misconceptions that have arisen about his politics and his role in Nazism-including the claim that he stood for a more revolutionary form of national socialism-and makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the Nazi rise and consolidation of power.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Named Person: Ernst Röhm; Ernst Röhm; Ernst Röhm; Ernst Röhm; Ernst Röhm
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Hancock
ISBN: 0230604021 9780230604025
OCLC Number: 185095757
Description: xiii, 273 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Making of a Young Officer, 1887-1914. --
The Transforming Experience of World War I, 1914-18. --
The Trauma of the German Revolution, 1918-19. --
"Machine Gun King" of Bavaria, 1919-22. --
Political Soldier, January-September 1923. --
Putschist, September 1923-1 April 1924. --
Frontbann Leader, April 1924-May 1925. --
"Human, All Too Human": Private Life, 1925-8. --
Lieutenant-Colonel in Bolivia, 1928-30. --
Chief of Staff of the S.A., 1931-3. --
The Seizure of Power, January-June 1933. --
The Search for a Role: Ernst Röhm and the SA, June-December 1933. --
Crisis Approaches, January-June 1934. --
The Revolution Devours Its Children, 30 June-2 July 1934. --
Conclusion: Röhm and the Myth of Röhm.
Responsibility: Eleanor Hancock.
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