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My opposition. The diary of Friedrich Kellner. A German against the Third Reich.

Author: Friedrich Kellner
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a truly unique account of Nazi Germany at war and of one man's struggle against totalitarianism. A mid-level official in a provincial town, Friedrich Kellner kept a secret diary from 1939 to 1945, risking his life to record Germany's path to dictatorship and genocide and to protest his countrymen's complicity in the regime's brutalities. Just one month into the war he is aware that Jews are marked for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Diaries
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, German
Biography
Named Person: Friedrich Kellner; Friedrich Kellner; Friedrich Kellner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Kellner
ISBN: 9781108418294 1108418295
OCLC Number: 1020992446
Description: 520 pages
Contents: Biographical narrative --
About the translation --
Pre-war writings --
The diary --
1939 --
1940 --
1941 --
1942 --
1943 --
1944 --
1945.
Responsibility: Friedrich Kellner.

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A remarkable account of Nazi Germany at war and of one man's struggle against totalitarianism. Friedrich Kellner's diary unflinchingly charts the country's path to dictatorship and genocide, and  Read more...

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