Reading ➸ The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich Author William L. Shirer – Budi2610.info

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich Hitler Boasted That The Third Reich Would Last A Thousand Years It Lasted Only 12 But Those 12 Years Contained Some Of The Most Catastrophic Events Western Civilization Has Ever Known.No Other Powerful Empire Ever Bequeathed Such Mountains Of Evidence About Its Birth And Destruction As The Third Reich When The Bitter War Was Over, And Before The Nazis Could Destroy Their Files, The Allied Demand For Unconditional Surrender Produced An Almost Hour By Hour Record Of The Nightmare Empire Built By Adolph Hitler This Record Included The Testimony Of Nazi Leaders And Of Concentration Camp Inmates, The Diaries Of Officials, Transcripts Of Secret Conferences, Army Orders, Private Letters All The Vast Paperwork Behind Hitler S Drive To Conquer The World.The Famed Foreign Correspondent And Historian William L Shirer, Who Had Watched And Reported On The Nazis Since 1925, Spent Five And A Half Years Sifting Through This Massive Documentation The Result Is A Monumental Study That Has Been Widely Acclaimed As The Definitive Record Of One Of The Most Frightening Chapters In The History Of Mankind.This Worldwide Bestseller Has Been Acclaimed As The Definitive Book On Nazi Germany It Is A Classic Work.The Accounts Of How The United States Got Involved And How Hitler Used Mussolini And Japan Are Astonishing, And The Coverage Of The War From Germany S Early Successes To Her Eventual Defeat Is Must Reading


About the Author: William L. Shirer

William Lawrence Shirer was an American journalist and historian He became known for his broadcasts on CBS from the German capital of Berlin through the first year of World War II.Shirer first became famous through his account of those years in his Berlin Diary published in 1941 , but his greatest achievement was his 1960 book, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, originally published by Simon William Lawrence Shirer was an American journalist and historian He became known for his broadcasts on CBS from the German capital of Berlin through the first year of World War II.Shirer first became famous through his account of those years in his Berlin Diary published in 1941 , but his greatest achievement was his 1960 book, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, originally published by Simon Schuster This book of well over 1000 pages is still in print, and is a detailed examination of the Third Reich filled with historical information from German archives captured at the end of the war, along with impressions Shirer gained during his days as a correspondent in Berlin Later, in 1969, his work The Collapse of the Third Republic drew on his experience spent living and working in France from 1925 to 1933 This work is filled with historical information about the Battle of France from the secret orders and reports of the French High Command and of the commanding generals of the field Shirer also used the memoirs, journals, and diaries of the prominent British, Italian, Spanish, and French figures in government, Parliament, the Army, and diplomacy



10 thoughts on “The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

  1. says:

    Well, I did it After two years, I have finally finished this beast The first 600 or so pages are pretty slow, but it flies after thatWe all know the story a misanthropic, racist, vegetarian, megalomaniac failed artist writes a


  2. says:

    Three years ago I implemented a personal tradition to read a Monster Classic each year This is my term, referring to a piece of writing that is great in reputation and girth The how and when of it is to begin the Monster mid summer and


  3. says:

    Darkness You boil this book down, strip it to the foundations, and what the reader finds is darkness of the human soul Bred in the alleyways and gutters of Vienna before the first World War, this was the angry and hateful opposite of God s shin


  4. says:

    Whew After six months of exhilarating yet exhausting reading, I have finally managed to finish this massive tome William L Shirer s definitive account of the rise and fall of the Third Reich under the evil and mad genius, the warlord Hitler Hitler expec


  5. says:

    This was the first, really serious grownup book I ever read.My sole brother being almost eight years younger and no cousins being in the States, I was virtually an only child, condemned to the weekly dinner parties of my parents and paternal grandparents and the


  6. says:

    The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich A History of Nazi Germany, William L Shirer The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich A History of Nazi Germany is a book by William L Shirer chronicling the rise and fall of Nazi Germany from the birth of Adolf Hitler in 1889 to the end o


  7. says:

    I went into this believing I had a well grounded understanding of Prussian history and a basis of the Hitler regime Ummm this book is everything I don t know.I feel way over my head There are so many layers to peel like some history containing onion Shirer wrote an entire college


  8. says:

    I have a very strong feeling of enthusiasm and at the same time of aversion for this book, which I read when I was 16 William Shirer wrote a no holds barred account of the rise of Adolf Hitler from the perspective of a fanatical in the full sense of the word opponent of everything Hitler


  9. says:

    Listened to as an Audible audiobook.A very detailed history of the entity of the Third Reich It is not a biography of Hitler or a war history, but a comprehensive study of the entire organization Shirer was witness to many events as a reporter and uses original source material The resistance to th


  10. says:

    The detail with which this book deals with the Third Reich and the unspeakable evil that was Hitler s Germany is almost too much to take Some of the discriptions, particularly towards the end of medical experimentation, are simply too shocking and too challenging to read in one sitting If you need to be re


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