Behind Valkyrie: German Resistance to Hitler, Documents

Behind Valkyrie: German Resistance to Hitler, Documents

by Peter Hoffmann
     
 

While the "Valkyrie" plot by Nazi officers to kill Adolf Hitler is the best known instance of German opposition to his dictatorship, there were many other significant acts of resistance. Behind Valkyrie collects documents, letters, and testimonies of Germans who fought Hitler from within, making many of them available in their entirety and in English for the first

Overview


While the "Valkyrie" plot by Nazi officers to kill Adolf Hitler is the best known instance of German opposition to his dictatorship, there were many other significant acts of resistance. Behind Valkyrie collects documents, letters, and testimonies of Germans who fought Hitler from within, making many of them available in their entirety and in English for the first time.

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From the Publisher

"No one is better equipped to compile a collection of primary source documents on the German resistance to Hitler than Hoffman (McGill Univ.), the unsurpassed master of resistance studies (...) It belongs in all libraries serving students of modern European history. Summing Up: Essential." Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773537705
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
04/07/2011
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Peter Hoffmann is William Kingsford Professor of History at McGill University and author of Stauffenberg: A Family History, 1905-1944, and The History of the German Resistance, 1933-1945.

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