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Disobeying Hitler : German resistance after Valkyrie / Randall Hansen.

By: Hansen, Randall.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]Copyright date: ©2014Description: 470 pages : illlustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199927920; 0199927928.Subject(s): Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Military leadership | Anti-Nazi movement -- Germany -- History | Government, Resistance to -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Dissenters -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Opposition (Political science) -- Germany | Strategy -- History -- 20th century | Germany -- Military policy | Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 | Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 | Anti-Nazi movement | Dissenters | Government, Resistance to | Command of troops | Military policy | Opposition (Political science) | Strategy | Germany | Hitler, Adolf 1889-1945 | BMBF-Statusseminar | Drittes Reich | Opposition | Widerstand | Frankreich | Duitsland | Tyskland -- historia | Antinazism -- Tyskland | 1900-1999Genre/Form: History.DDC classification: 943.086 Other classification: 15.70
Contents:
Introduction -- War, atrocities, resistance -- The coup against Hitler -- From failing hands : the coup in Paris -- Paris, July 20, 1944 : the SS locked down -- The resistance's last hope : Rommel against Hitler -- Hitler's revenge -- Did a Prussian save Paris? -- To destroy the City of Light -- Paris in revolt -- Paris liberated, Paris spared -- Normandy south : the invasion of southern France -- Forts and fortresses : Toulon -- Europe's lifeline : Marseille -- Violence comes home : preparing the defense of the Reich -- To destroy Germany : Hitler and scorched earth -- Fighting to the last man : the allies at the Rhine -- Hitler rages -- The Siege of Dusseldorf -- Dying so that they may live : central Germany -- Nuremberg's destruction, Heidelberg's salvation : southern Germany -- A citizens' revolt : Augsburg -- "We, the women of Freiburg, beg you" : the French occupation of southern Germany -- A house of cards : the Soviet assault on the Reich -- Saving Caspar David Friedrich's city -- Finishing the job that Bomber Harris started : Hamburg -- Escaping the Soviet net : Walther Wenck and the flight across the Elbe -- Conclusion.
Summary: Discusses the resistance against the Nazis that developed in the year that followed Operation Valkyrie, the plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1944.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- War, atrocities, resistance -- The coup against Hitler -- From failing hands : the coup in Paris -- Paris, July 20, 1944 : the SS locked down -- The resistance's last hope : Rommel against Hitler -- Hitler's revenge -- Did a Prussian save Paris? -- To destroy the City of Light -- Paris in revolt -- Paris liberated, Paris spared -- Normandy south : the invasion of southern France -- Forts and fortresses : Toulon -- Europe's lifeline : Marseille -- Violence comes home : preparing the defense of the Reich -- To destroy Germany : Hitler and scorched earth -- Fighting to the last man : the allies at the Rhine -- Hitler rages -- The Siege of Dusseldorf -- Dying so that they may live : central Germany -- Nuremberg's destruction, Heidelberg's salvation : southern Germany -- A citizens' revolt : Augsburg -- "We, the women of Freiburg, beg you" : the French occupation of southern Germany -- A house of cards : the Soviet assault on the Reich -- Saving Caspar David Friedrich's city -- Finishing the job that Bomber Harris started : Hamburg -- Escaping the Soviet net : Walther Wenck and the flight across the Elbe -- Conclusion.

Discusses the resistance against the Nazis that developed in the year that followed Operation Valkyrie, the plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1944.

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<br> Randall Hansen is a Professor of Politics and holds a Research Chair at the University of Toronto. He is the author or editor of five books, including a bestselling narrative history of the Allied bombing of Germany during the Second World War, Fire and Fury.<br>

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