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The Resource The devil's diary : Alfred Rosenberg and the stolen secrets of the Third Reich, Robert K. Wittman and David Kinney

The devil's diary : Alfred Rosenberg and the stolen secrets of the Third Reich, Robert K. Wittman and David Kinney

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The devil's diary : Alfred Rosenberg and the stolen secrets of the Third Reich
Title
The devil's diary
Title remainder
Alfred Rosenberg and the stolen secrets of the Third Reich
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Robert K. Wittman and David Kinney
Title variation
  • Alfred Rosenberg and the stolen secrets of the Third Reich
  • Hunting for a stolen chapter of the Third Reich
  • devils diary
Title variation remainder
Hitlers high priest and the hunt for the lost papers of the Third Reich
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eng
Summary
"This exploration of the private wartime diary of Alfred Rosenberg--Hitler's 'chief philosopher' and architect of Nazi ideology--interweaves the story of its recent discovery with the revelation of its never-before-published contents, which are contextualized by the authors: The result is a unprecedented, page-turning narrative of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and Hitler's post-invasion plans for Russia. A groundbreaking historical contribution, The Devil's Diary is a chilling window into the mind of Adolf Hitler's 'chief social philosopher,' Alfred Rosenberg, who formulated some of the guiding principles behind the Third Reich's genocidal crusade. It also chronicles the thrilling detective hunt for the diary, which disappeared after the Nuremburg Trials and remained lost for almost three quarters of a century, until Robert Wittman, a former FBI special agent who founded the Bureau's Art Crimes Team, played an important role and tells his story now for the first time. The authors expertly and deftly contextualize more than 400 pages of entries stretching from 1936 through 1944, in which the loyal Hitler advisor recounts internal meetings with the Führer and his close associates Hermann Göring and Heinrich Himmler; describes the post-invasion occupation of the Soviet Union; considers the 'solution' to the 'Jewish question'; and discusses his overseeing of the mass seizure and cataloguing of books and artwork from homes, libraries, and museums across occupied Europe. An eyewitness to events, this narrative of Rosenberg's diary offers provocative and intimate insights into pivotal moments in the war and the notorious Nazi who laid the philosophical foundations of the Third Reich"--
Summary
Alfred Rosenberg laid the philosophical foundations of the Third Reich; his diary provides an inside narrative of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and Hitler’s post-invasion plans for Russia. Lost after the Nuremberg Trials, this is also the story of the hunt for the diary and its recovery decades afterwards
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contains biographical information
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10416113
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Wittman, Robert K
Dewey number
940.53/18092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Kinney, David
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True
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  • Rosenberg, Alfred
  • Nazis
  • Rosenberg, Alfred
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • National socialism
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Germany
  • Soviet Union
  • Wittman, Robert K
  • United States
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II
  • HISTORY / Holocaust
  • HISTORY / Jewish
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Rosenberg, Alfred
  • Wittman, Robert K
  • United States
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Employees
  • Friendship
  • National socialism
  • Nazis
  • Philosophy
  • Political and social views
  • Germany
  • Soviet Union
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adult
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Hitler's high priest and the hunt for the lost papers of the Third Reich
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The devil's diary : Alfred Rosenberg and the stolen secrets of the Third Reich, Robert K. Wittman and David Kinney
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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ocn934382706
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780062319012
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(hardcover)
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2015036609
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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(OCoLC)934382706
Label
The devil's diary : Alfred Rosenberg and the stolen secrets of the Third Reich, Robert K. Wittman and David Kinney
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn934382706
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780062319012
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015036609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)934382706

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