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Hitler's ambivalent attaché : Lt. Gen. Friedrich von Boetticher in America, 1933-1941

Author: Alfred M Beck
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Friedrich von Boetticher was Germany's only military attache accredited to the United States between the world wars. As such, he was Germany's official military observer in the capital of the nation whose potential as an ally of those powers arrayed against Adolf Hitler in the 1930s might have given the dictator pause in any predatory plans he harbored against his neighbors. Though von Boetticher produced a rich
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Beck, Alfred M., 1939-
Hitler's ambivalent attaché.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, 2005
(OCoLC)607231379
Named Person: Friedrich von Boetticher; Friedrich von Boetticher; Friedrich von Boetticher; Friedrich von (Soldat) Boetticher
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred M Beck
ISBN: 1574888773 9781574888775
OCLC Number: 55633576
Description: xvi, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The kaiser's soldier endures --
Soldier, scholar, diplomat, spy --
A missionary in America --
Evaluating the American army --
Distant thunder --
A confusion of arms --
Time runs out --
Yet again vanquished --
"Who knows?"
Responsibility: Alfred M. Beck.
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