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Stauffenberg: A Family History, 1905-1944, Second Edition / Edition 2
     

Stauffenberg: A Family History, 1905-1944, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Peter Hoffmann
 

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ISBN-10: 0773525955

ISBN-13: 9780773525955

Pub. Date: 08/19/2003

Publisher: Mcgill-Queens University Press

Hoffman (history, McGill U.) explores the lives and work of the three brothers, Berthold, Alexander, and Claus, of the south German aristocratic Stauffenberg family. He focuses on the military career of Claus and his effort to overthrow Hitler, which culminated in the attempted assassination and coup in July 1944. The German original Claus Schenk Graf von

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Hoffman (history, McGill U.) explores the lives and work of the three brothers, Berthold, Alexander, and Claus, of the south German aristocratic Stauffenberg family. He focuses on the military career of Claus and his effort to overthrow Hitler, which culminated in the attempted assassination and coup in July 1944. The German original Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg und siene Brüder was published by Deutsche-Verlags-Anstalat, Stuttgard in 1992. Hoffman's English translation was first published as Stauffenberg by Cambridge University Press in 1995. Distributed in the US by Cornell University Press Services. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773525955
Publisher:
Mcgill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
08/19/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsviii
List of abbreviationsx
Preface to the Second Editionxiii
Prologuexv
1Childhood, a World War, and a new beginning1
2Secret Germany30
3Reichswehr42
4Sea change60
5In the Third Reich75
6Crisis and war102
7On the General Staff130
8Stauffenberg turns against Hitler146
9In the front line162
10Conspiracy181
11Planning the coup: internal preparations190
12Contacts abroad213
13Assassination plans225
14Launching the insurrection234
15Uprising253
Epilogue278
Appendices286
Notes303
Bibliography357
Index413

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