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Hitler, Donitz, and the Baltic Sea : the Third Reich's last hope, 1944-1945

Author: Howard D Grier
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The popular conception of Hitler in the final years of World War II is that of a deranged Fuhrer stubbornly demanding the defense of every foot of ground on all fronts and ordering hopeless attacks with nonexistent divisions. To imply that Hitler had a rational plan to win the war flies in the face of widely accepted interpretations, but historian Howard D. Grier persuasively argues here that Hitler did possess a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grier, Howard D., 1955-
Hitler, Donitz, and the Baltic Sea.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007000557
Named Person: Karl Dönitz
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard D Grier
ISBN: 9781612514130 1612514138 1322364451 9781322364452
OCLC Number: 859158059
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 287 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Table of Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgments; Dramatis Personae; Introduction; 1. The Retreat: From Leningrad to Narva; 2. The German Collapse in the Summer of 1944; 3. The Retreat to Courland; 4. The Struggle for the Baltic Isles; 5. Army Group Courland, October 1944-May 1945; 6. Memel, Prussia, and Pomerania; 7. Courland, East Prussia, and West Prussia; 8. The Swedish Question; 9. The U-boat War, the Baltic Sea, and Norway; 10. Hitler and Donitz; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Other Titles: HitlerDonitz and the Baltic Sea
Responsibility: Howard D. Grier.
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In October 1944 Adolph Hitler refused to withdraw Army Group North from the Baltic States and ordered it to defend the Latvian province of Courland after the Soviets severed its land contact with the  Read more...

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