Hitler: Volume 2: Downfall, 1939-1945

Hitler: Volume 2: Downfall, 1939-1945

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Author: Volker Ullrich

Volker Ullrich, author of Hitler: Ascent 1889–1939, offers fascinating, new insight into Hitler’s character and personality. He vividly portrays the insecurity, obsession with minutiae, and narcissistic penchant for gambling that led Hitler to overrule his subordinates and then blame them for his failures. When he ultimately realized the war was not winnable, Hitler embarked on the annihilation of Germany itself in order to punish the people who he believed had failed to hand him victory. A masterful and riveting account of a spectacular downfall, Ullrich’s rendering of Hitler’s final years is an essential addition to our understanding of the dictator and the course of World War II.


880 pages