Hitler's Last Days

  • by Bill O'Reilly
  • Narrated by Bill O'Reilly - introduction, Robert Petkoff
  • 4 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

By early 1945 the destruction of the German Nazi state seems certain. The Allied forces, led by American generals George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving German leaders scrambling. Facing defeat, Adolf Hitler flees to a secret bunker with his new wife, Eva Braun, and his beloved dog, Blondi. It is there that all three would meet their ends, thus ending the Third Reich and one of the darkest chapters of history.
Hitler's Last Days is a gripping account of the death of one of the most reviled villains of the 20th century - a man whose regime of murder and terror haunts the world even today. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing Patton, this audiobook will have young listeners - and grown-ups, too - hooked on history.

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almost the same as killing Patton

it feels as though 80% of this book is the same as killing Patton. I would recommend that one and skipping Hitler's last days.
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- Provo6

2/3 end of WW2 1/3 Demise of Hitler~4 STAR

PLOT: more history of the "last days" of World War 2~ and less about Adolph Hitler.

I expected the DEMISE of Adolph Hitler and his last days in the bunker. That is not what I got. This starts with Wolfe Schanze~ the ultra secret hideout/ Hitler HQ in eastern Poland. We hear some excellent details of Hitler's life there and why he spent more time there even the Bomb Attempt by Stauffenberg. How his body and mind deteriorate from idiopathic Parkinson and his addictions fed by Dr. Morelle including cocaine eye drops and "methamphetamine injections" to keep him up and moving. Then it moves to an excellent detailed account of the "Battle of the Bulge" and Patton and Monty. this is interesting but again not "relevant" to Hitler's last days. The last few hours of Hitler including Ava Braun and last of the few die hard Nazis who stayed with Hitler. This is very FACINATING but WE wanted more Hitler and less historical battles. Worth the wait to here "Hitler's Will" dictated in the final hours in the bunker~ hidden by an aid of Bohrmann in a well. Over all 4 STARS but the narrator is good but mispronounced several names. BILL you need to "READ and narrate" your own books/ find the time. Still an interesting look at the final hours of "der Feuhrer".....CLARIFICATION: introduction ONLY is read by Bill O'Reilly and the rest by Robert Petkoff.
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- Molly

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-09-2015
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio