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The nemesis of power : the German Army in politics, 1918-1945

The nemesis of power : the German Army in politics, 1918-1945

Author: John Wheeler Wheeler-Bennett, Sir; R J Overy
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

The author reveals the extent of the Army's responsibility for bringing the Nazi regime to power, for tolerating the infamies of that regime once it had attained power, and for not taking the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Wheeler Wheeler-Bennett, Sir; R J Overy
ISBN: 1403918120 9781403918123
OCLC Number: 52878765
Notes: Originally published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan, 1953.
Description: xxxiii, 829 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The Army and the Reich, 1918-1926 --
From Spa to Kapp (November 1918-March 1920) --
The Seeckt Period (1920-1926) --
The Army and Hitler, 1920-1933 --
Courtship, Honeymoon and Separation (1920-1926) --
The Schleicher Period (1926-1933) --
Hitler and the Army, 1933-1945 --
From the Seizure of Power to the Death of Hindenburg (January 1933-1934) --
From the Death of Hindenburg to the Fritsch Crisis (August 1934-February 1938) --
From the Fritsch Crisis to the Outbreak of War (February 1938-September 1939) --
Victory in the East and the 'Phoney War' (September 1939-June 1940) --
From the Blitzkrieg to Stalingrad (July 1940-February 1943) --
From Stalingrad to Normandy (February 1943-July 1944) --
July 20, 1944.
Responsibility: John W. Wheeler-Bennett ; with a new introduction by Richard Overy.
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'It is, by its very detail, a fascinating book, and by its scope a majestic book and by its scholarship an illuminating book.' - Hugh Trevor-Roper, Sunday Times'No-one...can rise from The Nemesis of Read more...

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