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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

A History of Nazi Germany
Since its publication in 1960, William L. Shirer's monumental study of Hitler's German empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of this century's blackest hours. The Rise and Fall of...More
Since its publication in 1960, William L. Shirer's monumental study of Hitler's German empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of this century's blackest hours. The Rise and Fall of...More
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  • Since its publication in 1960, William L. Shirer's monumental study of Hitler's German empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of this century's blackest hours. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich offers an unparalleled and thrillingly told examination of how Adolf Hitler nearly succeeded in conquering the world.

    Shirer's unforgettable account of the pivotal characters and events of that critical era benefit from his many years as a reporter and his own personal recollections, as well as from the mass of historical documents retrieved from the German Foreign Office. The result is a brutally objective account of how Hitler wrested political control of Germany and managed to take the country with him on his mad six-year quest for world domination, only to see it go down in flames in the end.

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  • WILLIAM L. SHIRER (1904–1993) had a distinguished career as foreign correspondent, news commentator, and historian of the contemporary world. He reported from Berlin for the Universal News Service and for CBS on the rise of the Nazis and he covered their fall as a war correspondent. Out of these reports grew his bestsellers, Berlin Diary and The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, which has sold more copies for the Book-of-the-Month Club than any other book in the club's history.

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  • AudioFile Magazine William Shirer's epic tome, chronicling the history of Hitler's rise to power and the subsequent defeat of the Nazi party, is expertly performed by narrator Grover Gardner. Gardner makes Shirer's thoroughly detailed text approachable through his seamless performance and fluid pacing. Due to the importance of this classic, coupled with its superb audio production, audiobook fans interested in of history will want to include this title in their libraries. THE RISE AND FALL OF THE THIRD REICH is an epic historical text that now achieves a place of importance in the annals of the audiobook world. J.R.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine
  • New York Times "One of the most important works of history of our time."
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