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To die for Germany : heroes in the Nazi pantheon

Author: Jay W Baird
Publisher: Bloomington (Ind.) : Indiana University Press, 1992, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Midland book edView all editions and formats
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A study of Nazi heroic mythology that focuses on the dark, death-enthralled underpinnings of the German political and cultural psyche during the years 1918-45.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay W Baird
ISBN: 0253207576 9780253207579
OCLC Number: 468539662
Description: XVII-329 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionI. The Myth of LangemarckII. The Maryrdom of Albert Leo SchlageterIII. Sacrifice at the Feldherrnhalle: The Nazi Immortals of 9 November 1923IV. Goebbels, Horst Wessel, and the Myth of Resurrection and ReturnV. The Death and Transfiguration of Hitler Youth Herbert NorkusVI. Gerhard Schumann: Elitist Poet of the Volk CommunityVII. Hans Baumann: Troubadour of the Hitler YouthVIII. Karl Ritter and the Heroic Nazi CinemaIX. Hitler, Heroes, and Heldentod: The Myth of Death in World War IIEpilogueAbbreviationsNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Jay W. Baird.
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