What Hitler knew : the battle for information in Nazi foreign policy (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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What Hitler knew : the battle for information in Nazi foreign policy

Author: Zachary Shore
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What Hitler Knew is an incisive study of how the climate of fear in Nazi Germany influenced Hitler's advisers and shaped the decision-making process. Zachary Shore argues persuasively that the inherent instability of the Third Reich led its diplomats to manage and control their "information arsenal" with obsessive intensity, in a desperate battle to defend their positions and safeguard their lives. The result,  Read more...
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Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zachary Shore
ISBN: 0195154592 9780195154597 0195182618 9780195182613
OCLC Number: 50072176
Description: xi, 159 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Darker World --
Hitler's Opening Gambit: Intelligence, Fear, and the German-Polish Agreement --
The Longest Knife --
Risk in the Rhineland --
Raising the Stakes: Information Flow and the End of Traditional Decision Making --
Betting It All: Disinformation, Deception, and the Anglo-German Talks --
Hitler's Trump Card: Information Gaps and the Nazi-Soviet Pact.
Responsibility: Zachary Shore.
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"What Hitler Knew" is a study of how the climate of fear in Nazi Germany affected Hitler's advisers and shaped the decision making process. It explores the key foreign policy decisions from the Nazi  Read more...

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"This book could be titled "What Hitler Did Not Know." . . . the book demonstrates just how Hitler's decision making was handicapped by a "frenetic system which he himself created Recommended. All Read more...

 
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