Berlin Diary

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William L. Shirer was virtually unknown in 1940 when he decided there might be a book in the diary he had kept in Europe during the 1930s--specifically those sections dealing with the collapse of the European democracies and the rise of Nazi Germany.

BERLIN DIARY was published in 1941 and the timing was perfect. As the introduction states, "The book--the energy, the passion, the electricity in it were palpable-- was an ...

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Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1949

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Overview

Part Two Of Two Parts

William L. Shirer was virtually unknown in 1940 when he decided there might be a book in the diary he had kept in Europe during the 1930s--specifically those sections dealing with the collapse of the European democracies and the rise of Nazi Germany.

BERLIN DIARY was published in 1941 and the timing was perfect. As the introduction states, "The book--the energy, the passion, the electricity in it were palpable-- was an instant success, and it became the frame of reference against which serious Americans judged the rush of events in Europe.

"It exactly matched journalist to event, the right reporter at the right place at the right time. It stood, and still stands, as so few books have ever done--a pure act of journalistic witness."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784871878814
  • Publisher: Ishi Press
  • Publication date: 9/19/2010
  • Pages: 646
  • Sales rank: 335,340
  • Product dimensions: 1.43 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2007

    First-Hand Account

    This is a personal description, written by a caring, sensitive man, of the growing horror that was Nazism.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2005

    Good WW2 Book

    This is a pretty good book. It gives a nincite into Nazi Germany during WW2 but before the US entered the war. I would recomend for all historians to read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2013

    Shirer gives the reader important insights to the Nazi crimes against humanity.

    This is a perfect companion to Shirer's famous "Rise and Fall of the Third Reich". It's a personal exposition of a professional sensitive man during the sickest national disease that any nation ever inflicted on the whole world. Readers need to keep the knowledge of the foul and disgusting behavior of an insane leader and his adoring followers.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2013

    Great book

    An outstanding diary from a mam who was there. If you like WWII history, you will enjoy this book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2014

    Highly recommended

    as a somewhat historical buff on WWII, I love this book. So many little tid bits that show how nasty and cunning the krauts were. Worth reading today for a good look at the past.

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