Hitler's Germany was horrific, yet along with the violence, the corruption, the persecution, the ever-present Party and the cult of the Fuehrer a ghastly imitation of ordinary life went on. How did people talk during the Third Reich? What films could you see? What political jokes did they tell? Did Nazi ranting about the role of women correspond with reality? And what was the impact of the regime on farmers and the family, the Churches and civil services, health care, education, "justice", the army and the arts? The author offers brief accounts of the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the treatment of the Jews, but his main aim is to capture the unique, nightmarish flavour and texture of the times.
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One of the most devastating portraits ever drawn of a human society - life in Hitler's Germany during the Third ReichAbout the Author:
Richard Grunberger was a British historian, who specialised in study of the Third Reich. He was born in Austria in 1924 to Jewish parents. After the 1938 Anschluss with Hitler's Germany, he was put on the first Kindertransport train to leave Vienna. He died in London in 2005.
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Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140136754