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Hitler's hangman : the life of Heydrich

Author: Robert Gerwarth
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reinhard Heydrich is widely recognized as one of the great iconic villains of the twentieth century, an appalling figure even within the context of the Nazi leadership. Chief of the Nazi Criminal Police, the SS Security Service, and the Gestapo, ruthless overlord of Nazi-occupied Bohemia and Moravia, and leading planner of the "Final Solution," Heydrich played a central role in Hitler's Germany. He shouldered a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Reinhard Heydrich; Reinhard Heydrich; Reinhard Heydrich; Reinhard Heydrich; Reinhard Heydrich; Reinhard Heydrich
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gerwarth
ISBN: 9780300115758 030011575X 9780300187724 0300187726
OCLC Number: 710816550
Description: xx, 393 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Death in Prague --
Young Reinhard --
Becoming Heydrich --
Fighting the Enemies of the Reich --
Rehearsals for War --
Experiments with Mass Murder --
At war with the world --
Reich protector --
Legacies of destruction.
Responsibility: Robert Gerwarth.

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Reinhard Heydrich is widely recognized as one of the great iconic villains of the twentieth century, an appalling figure even within the context of the Nazi leadership. In this book, the author  Read more...

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"This admirable biography makes plausible what actually happened and makes human what we might prefer to dismiss as monstrous."-Timothy Snyder, Wall Street Journal"Supremely enlightening."-Jacob Read more...

 
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