1924

1924

The Year That Made Hitler

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The dark story of Adolf Hitler's life in 1924--the year that made a monster

Before Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany, there was 1924. This was the year of Hitler's final transformation into the self-proclaimed savior and infallible leader who would interpret and distort Germany's historical traditions to support his vision for the Third Reich.

Everything that would come--the rallies and riots, the single-minded deployment of a catastrophically evil idea--all of it crystallized in one defining year. 1924 was the year that Hitler spent locked away from society, in prison and surrounded by co-conspirators of the failed Beer Hall Putsch. It was a year of deep reading and intensive writing, a year of courtroom speeches and a treason trial, a year of slowly walking gravel paths and spouting ideology while working feverishly on the book that became his manifesto: Mein Kampf.

Until now, no one has fully examined this single and pivotal period of Hitler's life. In 1924, Peter Ross Range richly depicts the stories and scenes of a year vital to understanding the man and the brutality he wrought in a war that changed the world forever.
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780316384032
Characteristics: 316 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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cmlibrary_jdyson Feb 09, 2016

Many people are comparing the rhetoric and stated ideas and ideology of some participants of this political season with Hitler. Read this book and see for yourself - you might be surprised!

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