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The Approaching Storm: One Woman's Story of Germany 1934-1938
Waln, Nora
Nora Waln, a Quaker journalist, chronicles her experience living in Germany during the rise of the Third Reich. During those four years, she took covert notes, bearing witness to the rise of Hitler.
Beyond Judgment
Levi, Primo
Diary of Bergen-Belsen
Levy-Hass, Hanna; with a foreword and afterword by Amira Hass
Hanna Lévy-Hass, a Yugoslavian Jew, emerged a defiant survivor of the Holocaust. Her observations, recorded in her own incomparable voice, shed new light on the lived experience of Nazi internment. Lé...
Expulsion of Germans after World War II: Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
By the end of World War II, most of the German population fled or was expelled from areas outside the territory of post-war Germany and post-war Austria,
The Expulsion of the Germans
Zayas, Alfred de
If the conscience of men ever again becomes sensitive, these expulsions will be remembered to the undying shame of all who committed or connived them... The Germans were expelled, not just with an abs...
Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe
Naimark, Norman M.
A history of genocide, ethnic cleansing and forced deportation of ethnic groups in the 20th century.
Hitler's Propaganda Machine
Rutherford, Ward
A Marxist History of the World part 87: The Causes of the Second World War
Faulkner, Neil
As Hitler sought to expand Germany's sphere of influence in Europe, Britain's policy of appeasement reflected the interests of the British ruling classes – until German power became overwhelming.
A Marxist History of the World part 88: The Second World War
Faulkner, Neil
With the great powers fighting to defend their empires, the Second World War would re-divide the world between competing blocs of capitalists.
A Marxist History of the World part 89: 1941-1945: barbarism in a world gone mad
Faulkner, Neil
The Second World War was characterised by primeval savagery. Nazi Germany, Stalinist Russia and Militarist Japan waged war with unprecedented brutality, but the ‘democracies’ also committed terrible w...
A Marxist History of the World part 90: The Second World War: resistance
Faulkner, Neil
Large parts of Occupied Europe were liberated by local resistance movements. But the potential for a revolutionary transformation was smothered at birth.
Responsibility and Judgment
Arendt, Hannah
Social Democracy and the Paradox of the Vanguard: Rudolf Hilferding's Odyssey
Smaldone, William
THE NAZI SEIZURE of power in the winter of 1933 marked the total failure of the reformist project of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) and brought about the party's virtual destruction. From ex...
The Socialist Register 1964: Volume 1: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (ed.s)
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A Terrible Revenge: The Ethnic Cleansing of the East European Germans, 1944-1950
Zayas, Alfred-Maurice de
About the expulsion of Germans after World War II.
This Rough Game: Fascism and Anti-Fascism
Renton, David
Renton describes the rise of European Fascism, the condition of Weimar Germany, British fascism, Battle of Cable Street and Hitler's life.

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Judt, Tony
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Tony Robert Judt was a British historian, essayist, and university professor.
The Oxford History of Modern War
Townshend, Charles
The book is a military history, principally from the defeat of the Ottoman besiegers of Vienna in 1683.