Biography of Adolf Hitler, ruler of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945, who conquered most of Europe before his fall in World War II.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose evil affect on the world in the twentieth century will always be felt. Toland’s research provided one of the final opportunities for a historian to conduct personal interviews with over two hundred individuals intimately associated with Hitler. At a certain distance yet still with access to many of the people who enabled and who opposed the führer and his Third Reich, Toland strove to treat this life as if Hitler lived and died a hundred years before instead of within his own memory. From childhood and obscurity to his desperate end, Adolf Hitler emerges , in Toland’s words, "far more complex and contradictory . . . obsessed by his dream of cleansing Europe Jews . . . a hybrid of Prometheus and Lucifer."
Zalampas applies the psychological model of Alfred Adler to Adolf Hitler through the examination of his views on architecture, art, and music. This study was made possible by the publication of Billy F. Price’s volume of over seven hundred of Hitler’s watercolors, oils, and sketches.
The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler
Traces Hitler's life from his childhood in Austria to his final days in Berlin, exploring how his promises of prosperity and power along with anti-Semitic rhetoric allowed him to lead the nation of Germany into World War II.
An encyclopedia of topics relationg to the German leader such as his most important collaborators and opponents, his domestic and foreign policies, the use of propaganda, racial persecuation and the Holocaust, and Hitler as a war leader.
Profiles the German dictator who formed the Nazi Party in order to restore Germany after World War I, and discusses the Holocaust, his means of gathering public support, and military conquests.
The Eucharistic Celebration
Taking the statement of Lumen Gentium that participation in the Eucharistic celebration is "the source and summit of the Christian life" as a theme, Adolf Adam explains the historical development of the Mass, the structure and the parts of the Mass, the special forms of the celebration of the Mass, and Sunday and the Eucharistic celebration.
Ratline is the documented history about the mechanisms by which thousands of other Nazi war criminals fled to the remotest parts of the globe—including quite possibly Adolf Hitler. It is a story involving Soviet spies, Nazi priests, and a network of Catholic monasteries and safe houses known as the ratline. The name of one priest in particular, Monsignor Draganovic, was discovered by the author in a diary found in Indonesia. Why would this name turn up in a document written in a spidery German hand in a remote island in Indonesia? As famed author Peter Levenda began his research, more information came to light: In December of 2009, it was revealed that the skull the Russians claimed was Hitler’s—salvaged from the bunker in 1945—was not that of Hitler! In 2010, files from the Office of Special Investigations of the Justice Department were declassified, revealing a history of American intelligence providing cover for Nazi war criminals. The mystery deepened, and the author returned to his own roots hunting Nazis in North America, South America and Europe. He revisited old contacts, made some new ones, and gradually the explosive story was revealed: there is no forensic evidence to prove that Adolf Hitler died in the bunker in April 1945!
A biography of the struggling Austrian artist who rose from obscurity to power as the leader of the Nazi party and, later, the German nation and whose ambitions led the world to war.
The Unmaking of Adolf Hitler
Focusing on the diplomatic and political history of Adolf Hitler, the author traces Hitler's moves from the time he was sworn in as chancellor in 1933 to his death in 1945