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Dead Funny
Telling Jokes in Hitler's Germany
Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $26.00

In Nazi Germany, telling jokes about Hitler could get you killed
 
Hitler and Göring are standing on top of the Berlin radio tower. Hitler says he wants to do something to put a smile on the Berliners’ faces. Göring says, “Why don’t you jump?”
 
When a woman told this joke in Germany in... Read more >
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The Hitler of History
The Hitler of History
Written by John Lukacs
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ISBN: 9780307765611
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The Hitler of History

Written by John Lukacs


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this brilliant, strikingly original book, historian John Lukacs delves to the core of Adolf Hitler's life and mind by examining him through the lenses of his surprisingly diverse biographers.

Since 1945 there have been more than one hundred biographies of Hitler, and countless other books on him and the Third Reich... Read more >
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Bismarck
Bismarck
Written by A.J.P. Taylor
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ISBN: 9780307787422
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Bismarck

Written by A.J.P. Taylor


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2011
Price: $13.99

A reevaluation of Bismarck's motives and methods, focusing on the chancellor's rise to power in the 1860's and his removal from office in 1890.


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Valkyrie
Valkyrie
Written by Philip Freiherr Von Boeselager, Florence Fehrenbach and Jerome Fehrenbach, Translated by Steven Rendall
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ISBN: 9780307773531
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Valkyrie
The Story of the Plot to Kill Hitler, by Its Last Member
Written by Philip Freiherr Von Boeselager, Florence Fehrenbach and Jerome Fehrenbach
Translated by Steven Rendall


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

When the Second World War broke out, Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager, then 25-years-old, fought enthusiastically for Germany as a cavalry officer. But after discovering Nazi crimes, von Boeselager’s patriotism quickly turned to disgust, and he joined a group of conspirators who plotted to kill Adolf Hitler and Heinrich Himmler. In this... Read more >
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Everybody Talks About the Weather . . . We Don't
The Writings of Ulrike Meinhof
Written by Ulrike Meinhof
Preface by Elfriede Jelinek
Afterword by Bettina Rohl
Edited by Karin Bauer
Translated by Luise Von Flotow


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

No other figure embodies revolutionary politics and radical chic quite like Ulrike Meinhof, who formed, with Andreas Baader and Gudrun Ensslin, the Red Army Faction (RAF), also known as the Baader–Meinhof Gang, notorious for its bombings and kidnappings of the wealthy in the 1970s. But in the years leading up to... Read more >
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Firestorm
Firestorm
Written by Marshall DeBruhl
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ISBN: 9780307769619
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Firestorm
Allied Airpower and the Destruction of Dresden
Written by Marshall DeBruhl


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2010
Price: $13.99

On February 13 and 14, 1945, three successive waves of British and U.S. aircraft rained down thousands of tons of high explosive and incendiary bombs on the largely undefended German city of Dresden. Night and day, Dresden was engulfed in a vast sea of flame, a firestorm that generated 1,500-degree temperatures... Read more >
The Fuhrer's Headquarters
The Fuhrer's Headquarters
Written by Neil Short, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846035821
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The Fuhrer's Headquarters
Hitler's Command Bunkers 1939-45
Written by Neil Short
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $18.95

The 100th title in the Fortress series, this book describes and examines the Führerhauptquartiere - the 14 or so headquarters built for Hitler. Revealing their locations and how they were used to direct the Nazi war apparatus, this is a fascinating insight into a range of historical sites from Berghof to... Read more >
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The File
The File
Written by Timothy Garton Ash
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ISBN: 9780307756763
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The File
A Personal History
Written by Timothy Garton Ash


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $12.99

"Eloquent, aware and scrupulous . . . a rich and instructive examination of the Cold War past." --The New York Times

In 1978 a romantic young Englishman took up residence in Berlin to see what that divided city could teach him about tyranny and freedom. Fifteen years later Timothy Garton Ash--who was... Read more >
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Afrikakorps Soldier 1941-43
Afrikakorps Soldier 1941-43
Written by Pier Battistelli, Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846036880
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Afrikakorps Soldier 1941-43

Written by Pier Battistelli
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $18.95

This book explores the experiences of the German Afrika Korps soldier during the North Africa campaign of World War II (1939-1945), from the Korps' arrival in the North African theater in February 1941 to its eventual surrender in Tunisia in May 1943, with a particular focus on the intense period of... Read more >
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Valkyrie
Valkyrie
Written by Philip Freiherr Von Boeselager, Florence Fehrenbach and Jerome Fehrenbach, Translated by Steven Rendall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307454973
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Valkyrie
The Story of the Plot to Kill Hitler, by Its Last Member
Written by Philip Freiherr Von Boeselager, Florence Fehrenbach and Jerome Fehrenbach
Translated by Steven Rendall


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

When the Second World War broke out, Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager, then 25-years-old, fought enthusiastically for Germany as a cavalry officer. But after discovering Nazi crimes, von Boeselager’s patriotism quickly turned to disgust, and he joined a group of conspirators who plotted to kill Adolf Hitler and Heinrich Himmler. In this... Read more >
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Sermon to the Princes
Sermon to the Princes
Written by Thomas Muntzer, Introduction by Wu Ming
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ISBN: 9781844673209
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Sermon to the Princes

Written by Thomas Muntzer
Introduction by Wu Ming


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $15.95

Thomas Müntzer was a radical pastor frustrated by the Reformation. He believed that Martin Luther’s stand against the Church did not go far enough and demanded the realization of the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth. To that end, in 1524 he lead the Peasants’ War in Germany, an insurrection that culminated... Read more >
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Written by Robert Gellately
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307537126
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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
The Age of Social Catastrophe
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $15.99

A bold new accounting of the great social and political upheavals that enveloped Europe between 1914 and 1945—from the Russian Revolution through the Second World War.

In Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler, acclaimed historian Robert Gellately focuses on the dominant powers of the time, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, but also analyzes... Read more >
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Fromms
Fromms
Written by Gotz Aly and Michael Sontheimer, Translated by Shelley Frisch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590512968
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Fromms
How Julius Fromm's Condom Empire Fell to the Nazis
Written by Gotz Aly and Michael Sontheimer
Translated by Shelley Frisch


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $23.95

If you wanted to buy a top-quality condom in prewar Germany, you bought Fromms Act, the first brand name condom and still a leading brand in the German market. The man behind this "pure German quality product" was Julius Fromm, a Jewish entrepreneur who had immigrated from Russia as a child... Read more >
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Fromms
How Julius Fromm's Condom Empire Fell to the Nazis
Written by Gotz Aly and Michael Sontheimer
Translated by Shelley Frisch


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $15.99

If you wanted to buy a top-quality condom in prewar Germany, you bought Fromms Act, the first brand name condom and still a leading brand in the German market. The man behind this "pure German quality product" was Julius Fromm, a Jewish entrepreneur who had immigrated from Russia as a child... Read more >
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Valkyrie
Valkyrie
Written by Philip Freiherr Von Boeselager, Florence Fehrenbach and Jerome Fehrenbach, Translated by Steven Rendall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307270757
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Valkyrie
The Story of the Plot to Kill Hitler, by Its Last Member
Written by Philip Freiherr Von Boeselager, Florence Fehrenbach and Jerome Fehrenbach
Translated by Steven Rendall


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $24.95

When the Second World War broke out, Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager, age twenty-five, fought for his country enthusiastically as a cavalry officer. His rearing on the family estate in the Rhineland had instilled in him a strong Catholic faith, a reverence for the fatherland, and a love of horsemanship and the... Read more >
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Red Orchestra
Red Orchestra
Written by Anne Nelson
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ISBN: 9781588367990
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Red Orchestra
The Story of the Berlin Underground and the Circle of Friends Who Resisted Hitler
Written by Anne Nelson


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $12.99

In this unforgettable book, distinguished author Anne Nelson shares one of the most shocking and inspiring–and least chronicled–stories of domestic resistance to the Nazi regime. The Rote Kapelle, or Red Orchestra, was the Gestapo’s name for an intrepid band of German artists, intellectuals, and bureaucrats (almost half of them women) who... Read more >
Nazism and War
Nazism and War
Written by Richard Bessel
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ISBN: 9780307558527
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Nazism and War

Written by Richard Bessel


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2009
Price: $2.99

The Second World War was the defining event of the twentieth century, leaving millions dead and redrawing the political map in ways that continue to affect nearly the entire human race. What was unprecedented, however, was not simply the war’s scale, but its causes. Unlike previous territorial or political clashes, the... Read more >
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The German Fortress of Metz 1870-1944
The German Fortress of Metz 1870-1944
Written by Clayton Donnell, Illustrated by Brian Delf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846033025
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The German Fortress of Metz 1870-1944

Written by Clayton Donnell
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $18.95

Following the defeat of France in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 and the absorption of the provinces of Alsace and Lorraine into the newly formed German Empire, the German Army decided to construct a fortress line from Strasbourg to Luxembourg to protect their new territory and counter the great fortress system... Read more >
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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Written by Robert Gellately
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032136
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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
The Age of Social Catastrophe
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $19.95

A bold new accounting of the great social and political upheavals that enveloped Europe between 1914 and 1945—from the Russian Revolution through the Second World War.

In Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler, acclaimed historian Robert Gellately focuses on the dominant powers of the time, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, but also analyzes... Read more >
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Everybody Talks About the Weather . . . We Don't
Everybody Talks About the Weather . . . We Don't
Written by Ulrike Meinhof, Preface by Elfriede Jelinek, Afterword by Bettina Rohl, Edited by Karin Bauer, Translated by Luise Von Flotow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228319
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Everybody Talks About the Weather . . . We Don't
The Writings of Ulrike Meinhof
Written by Ulrike Meinhof
Preface by Elfriede Jelinek
Afterword by Bettina Rohl
Edited by Karin Bauer
Translated by Luise Von Flotow


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $16.95

No other figure embodies revolutionary politics and radical chic quite like Ulrike Meinhof, who formed, with Andreas Baader and Gudrun Ensslin, the Red Army Faction (RAF), also known as the Baader–Meinhof Gang, notorious for its bombings and kidnappings of the wealthy in the 1970s. But in the years leading up to... Read more >
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After Daybreak
After Daybreak
Written by Ben Shephard
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ISBN: 9780307424631
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After Daybreak
The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 1945
Written by Ben Shephard


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

“I find it hard even now to get into focus all these horrors, my mind is really quite incapable of taking in everything I saw because it was all so completely foreign to everything I had previously believed or thought possible.” British Major Ben Barnett’s words echoed the sentiments shared by... Read more >
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The German Empire
The German Empire
Written by Michael Sturmer
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ISBN: 9780307432254
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The German Empire
A Short History
Written by Michael Sturmer


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

In The German Empire, one of Europe's great historians and men of letters chronicles one of history's most fateful transformations--Germany's rise from new nation to prime mover in the chain of events that sent it hurtling into two world wars.
        
In 1871, Otto von Bismarck fused with "blood and iron" a motley... Read more >
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Hitler's Willing Executioners
Hitler's Willing Executioners
Written by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
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ISBN: 9780307426239
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Hitler's Willing Executioners
Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
Written by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

This groundbreaking international bestseller lays to rest many myths about the Holocaust: that Germans were ignorant of the mass destruction of Jews, that the killers were all SS men, and that those who slaughtered Jews did so reluctantly. Hitler's Willing Executioners provides conclusive evidence that the extermination of European Jewry engaged... Read more >
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How Hitler Could Have Won World War II
How Hitler Could Have Won World War II
Written by Bevin Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307420930
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How Hitler Could Have Won World War II
The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Most of us rally around the glory of the Allies' victory over the Nazis in World War II. The story is often told of how the good fight was won by an astonishing array of manpower and stunning tactics. However, what is often overlooked is how the intersection between Adolf Hitler's... Read more >
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Oberammergau
Oberammergau
Written by James Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307427083
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Oberammergau
The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play
Written by James Shapiro


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

The Bavarian village of Oberammergau has staged the trial, crucifixion, and resurrection of Christ nearly every decade since 1634. Each production of the Passion Play attracts hundreds of thousands, many drawn by the spiritual benefits it promises. Yet Hitler called it a convincing portrayal of the menace of Jewry, and in... Read more >
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