Disobeying Hitler

Disobeying Hitler

German Resistence After July 20, 1944

eBook - 2014
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-- Disobeying HitlerAnyone with even a passing interest in the Second World War knows about the plot to assassinate Hitler in 1944. There was even a Tom Cruise movie. But the story of the great wave of resistance that arose in the year that followed--with far-reaching consequences--has never been told before. Drawing on newly opened archives, acclaimed historian Randall Hansen shows that many high-ranking Nazis, and average German citizens in far greater numbers than previously recognized, reacted defiantly to the Fuhrer's by then manifest insanity. Together they spared cities from being razed, and prevented the needless obliteration of industry and infrastructure. Disobeying Hitler In gripping, story-driven style, Disobeying Hitler shows how the brave resistence of soldiers and civilians, under constant threat of death, was crucial for the outcome of the war. Their bravery saved countless lives and helped lay the foundations for European economic recovery--and continued peace
Publisher: Toronto :, Doubleday Canada,, 2014.
ISBN: 9780307368003
0307368009
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource.

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