Germany's Underground: The Anti-Nazi Resistance

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This classic account of the German Resistance during World War II remains one of the primary sources on a topic that continues to generate controversy more than a half century after the war’s end. As OSS (office of strategic services) chief of station in Bern, Switzerland, from 1942 to 1945, Dulles was charged with determining the extent and commitment of the opposition to Hitler. Germany’s Underground is the most important firsthand account we have of Allied contact with that opposition—and the most concise and ...

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Overview

This classic account of the German Resistance during World War II remains one of the primary sources on a topic that continues to generate controversy more than a half century after the war’s end. As OSS (office of strategic services) chief of station in Bern, Switzerland, from 1942 to 1945, Dulles was charged with determining the extent and commitment of the opposition to Hitler. Germany’s Underground is the most important firsthand account we have of Allied contact with that opposition—and the most concise and readable history of the men and women from every stratum of German society who made up this complex web.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306809286
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 12/17/1999
  • Edition description: 1 DA CAPO
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 812,131
  • Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Allen Welsh Dulles (1893–1969), the younger brother of John Foster Dulles, held diplomatic posts in Vienna and Bern during World War I and was OSS station chief in Bern during World War II. Appointed director of the CIA in 1953, he was also the author of The Boer War and The Craft of Intelligence.Peter Hoffmann of McGill University is the author of The History of the German Resistance 1933–45 and Stauffenberg: A Family History, 1905–1944.

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