Hitler's Olympic Summer Games 1936 - A Photo Book - Volume 2 / First Published As 'Die Olympischen Spiele 1936 - In Berlin Und Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Band 2'

Hitler's Olympic Summer Games 1936 - A Photo Book - Volume 2 / First Published As 'Die Olympischen Spiele 1936 - In Berlin Und Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Band 2'

by Joachim Von Halasz
     
 

'Hitler's Olympic Summer Games 1936' features more then 200 photos and several drawings relating to this spectacular and historical edition of the Games in Berlin. Adolf Hitler opened the event on 1st August 1936. The games ended on 16th August.

The book itself was meant to appeal mainly to a younger generation who liked to collect and trade the more than 200

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'Hitler's Olympic Summer Games 1936' features more then 200 photos and several drawings relating to this spectacular and historical edition of the Games in Berlin. Adolf Hitler opened the event on 1st August 1936. The games ended on 16th August.

The book itself was meant to appeal mainly to a younger generation who liked to collect and trade the more than 200 collectable photos. The photos came free with the purchase of cigarettes. The pictures where then glued into the book. These collectable images were very popular at the time but usually with themes such as animals or plants. Hitler used the cigarette pictures to promote a political message.

This rare original of the book 'Hitler's Olympic Summer Games 1936' has been faithfully reproduced by World Propaganda Classics and is part of a series of historical reprints carefully selected to show how literature throughout the ages have been used for political purposes.

The reprint of this rare book will be welcomed by scholars of the period as an indispensable primary source offering a valuable perspective on the formation and development of Nazi ideology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905742257
Publisher:
Foxley Books
Publication date:
01/26/2009
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.41(d)

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