A Brief History of the Third Reich: The Rise and Fall of the Nazis

  • by Martyn Whittock
  • Narrated by Sean Barrett
  • 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Beginning in the broken aftermath of the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles, which made German recovery almost impossible, Whittock tells not just the account of the men who rose to the fore in the dangerous days of the Weimar republic, circling around the cult of personality generated by Adolf Hitler, but also a convincing and personality-driven overview of how ordinary Germans became seduced by the dreams of a new world order, the Third Reich. The book also gives a fascinating insight into the everyday life in Germany during the Second World War and explores key questions such as how much did the Germans know about the Holocaust and why did the regime eventually fail so disastrously?

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Brief but thorough

For me it had plenty of detail and documentation and storyline to explain "how could this happen. Loved the narration as well.
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- L. Bennett Jr.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-11-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios