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The Order of the Death's Head: The Story of Hitler's SS - Heinz Höhne, Richard Barry
The Order of the Death's Head: The Story of Hitler's SS
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The SS was the terror of Europe. Swearing eternal allegiance to Adolf Hitler, it infiltrated every aspect of German life and was responsible for the deaths of millions. This gripping history recounts the strange and, at times, absurd true story of Hitler's SS. It exposes an organization that was... show more
The SS was the terror of Europe. Swearing eternal allegiance to Adolf Hitler, it infiltrated every aspect of German life and was responsible for the deaths of millions. This gripping history recounts the strange and, at times, absurd true story of Hitler's SS. It exposes an organization that was not directed by some devilishly efficient system but was the product of accident, inevitability, and the random convergence of criminals, social climbers, and romantics. Above all, this eye-opening book describes in fascinating detail the chaotic political conditions that allowed the SS-despite rivalries and bizarre conditions-to assume and exercise unaccountable power.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141390123 (0141390123)
ASIN: 141390123
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 704
Edition language: English
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4.0 Order of the Death's Head: The Story of Hitler's SS
Riveting subject matter (5-star) but the book is either very poorly written (2-star) in a disjointed journalistic style or poorly translated or both. See what happens when an entire civilized country goes berserk and the wildest conspiracy theory you could ever come up with turns out to be true.Wha...
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