Hitler"s war and eastern Europe

  • 160 Pages
  • 4.94 MB
  • English
G. Allen and Unwin, ltd. , London
World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes., Europe -- Politics and government --



Statementby M. Philips Price.
LC ClassificationsD741 .P68
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 9-160 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6413379M
LC Control Number41001222

Hitler was clear in his book Mein Kampf that the concept of Lebensraum was essential to his ideology. Inanother important book about Lebensraum was published—Hans Grimm's book Volk ohne Raum ("A People without Space").

This book became a classic on Germany's need for space and the book's title soon became a popular National Socialist Author: Jennifer Rosenberg. This book provides a narrative of the German invasion of Russia (Ostkrieg=Eastern war).

The author uses a variety of sources to explore the move toward this struggle between two authoritarian societies, each of which was willing to be brutal in its treatment of people. We are not speaking of two compassionate societies and their leadership/5.

This book makes excellent reading due to the writing style and the mostly chronological narrative. The research and facts render the historical basis for "Hitler's War" unassailable.

I found no denial in this book that millions of Jews lay dead by the end of the Second World War. The majority of those people murdered were, undeniably, the by: Hitler vs. Stalin: The War Between Nazi Germany and Russia Took Millions of Lives.

The eastern front of World War II was total hell on Earth. Written for a broad audience, this reappraisal of Hitler as military commander and war leader can only be called a startling apology. Irving, the British author of The Destruction of Dresden () and other WW II studies, not only credits Hitler with greater strategic insight than his generals—a view already advanced by John Strawson, Joachim Fest, and others&#;but claims that Hitler.

This well written book is an overview and analysis of the Nazi occupation of Europe. Mazower's thoughtful discussions emphasize a number of important and familiar themes - the importance of Nazi ideology, the centrality of the Holocaust, the polyocratic nature and inefficiency of the Nazi state, the deep complicity of the German Army in the crimes of the Nazis, the fundamental economic Cited by: World War II - World War II - German-occupied Europe: Hitler’s racist ideology and his brutal conception of power politics caused him to pursue certain aims in those European countries conquered by the Germans in the period – Hitler intended that those western and northern European areas in which civil administrations were installed—the Netherlands and Norway—would at some later.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Price, M. Philips (Morgan Philips), Hitler's war and eastern Europe. London, G.

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Allen and Unwin, Ltd. Hitler’s Pre-Emptive War: The Battle for Norway, By Henrik O. Lunde. Casemate, $ One of the least documented campaigns of World War II occurred in Norway’s forbidding landscape in the spring ofduring the Phony War— the period of alleged inaction that marked the conflict’s first eight months.

And it was not a war in the traditional sense, but more of a clash of two distinct ideologies. Hitler always wanted to destroy “Jewish Bolshevism” and establish a Greater Germanic Reich in the east. A part of stage one would have been the removal of 30 to 50 million people from Eastern Europe.

Even two years before the outbreak of the war, Hitler realized the competition with Anglo-America — with regard to the living standards of the nations — was lost. "In MayHitler.

Book description: This volume provides a guide to the extensive literature on the war in the East, including largely unknown Soviet writing on the subject. Indispensable for military historians, but also for all scholars who approach this crucial period in world history from a socio-economic or cultural Pages: World War II - World War II - German strategy, from From late German strategy, every feature of which was determined by Hitler, was solely aimed at protecting the still very large area under German control—most of Europe and part of North Africa—against a future Soviet onslaught on the Eastern Front and against future Anglo-U.S.

offensives on the southern and western fronts.

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Sociologist and criminologist Professor Bob Lilly makes unprecedented use of military records and trial transcripts to throw light on one of the overlooked consequences of the US Army's presence in Western Europe between and the rape of an estima civilian women in the United Kingdom, France and Germany.

Beginning in with Hitler's economic and military rebuilding of Germany following World War I, and concluding in with the events surrounding his alleged Hitler's War is an insider's view of the events from the point of view of the man who held Europe in thrall for more than a decade.

16 pages of photographs/5(). Jonas Scherner and Eugene N. White, editors, Paying for Hitler’s War: The Consequences of Nazi Hegemony for Europe.

New York: Cambridge University Press. viii + pp. $ (hardcover), ISBN: Reviewed for by Mark. The quality of life in Hitler’s Europe varied enormously, most obviously between east and west.

In the west, the occupiers’ hand was, at least until the final stages of the war, relatively light. the war were slow to surface after the war; World War II was simply viewed as Hitler's war, and all responsibility for It began and ended with him. all changed In with the publication of A.].

Tuylor's The Ori­ gins of the Second World War (Atheneum, ). Taylor extended the scope of. This book avoids the usual simplistic arguments. The most interesting part of this remarkable book is a very thoughtful discussion of the consequences of the war for European reconstruction and for the world re-organization.

Many books have documented how Hitler's and the Nazis vision of German colonization of Eastern Europe was mostly based on /5(58). In his notorious book Germany and the Next War, published inBernhardi used many of Ratzel's ideas to advocate using a victorious war to gain space in eastern Europe.

December 8, - United States and Britain declare war on Japan. Decem - Hitler declares war on the United States. Decem - Rommel begins a retreat to El Agheila in North Africa. Decem - Hitler takes complete control of the German Army. Return to Top of Page. Although Nazi Germany was ultimately beaten on the Eastern Front during World War II, films about the Western Front are far more popular in the West.

There are several obvious reasons why, but the quality isn't one of them: many strong, powerful pieces of cinema have been made about the battles that took place along the Eastern Front, including "Stalingrad" and "Enemy at the Gates.".

Hitler and the Nazi dogma looked at the human race like a pyramid with the German race, the Aryan race, on top. In the Nazi point of view the Slavs and other "races" who make up the East European population were considered non-Aryan or "untermens.

Dictator of the Soviet Union; led the SU through World War II and created a powerful Soviet sphere of influence in Eastern Europe after the war. Charles de Gaulle. French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile ().

France and Britain responded to the invasion of Poland by declaring war on Germany on September 3, But they did not engage in a major battle with Germany until springwhen the French, especially, found little success in halting the German advance in western Europe. Historians discuss how Adolf Hitler build his Nazi empire and invaded the surrounding European counties during World War II to expand his German army.

Subscribe to. William Manchester’s book, who recounted Hitler’s soldier years in the book “Hitler’s First War “Bloodlands,” which seems to fix cameras in spots across Eastern. This book adds the much-needed dimension of emotions to the history of Jewish refugees during the Nazi era, and it opens fresh lines of investigation.

Without doubt: this is a significant contribution to the fields of refugee studies, Holocaust history, the history of emotions, and European history.”—Debórah Dwork, author of Flight from.

Get this from a library. Ostkrieg: Hitler's war of extermination in the East. [Stephen G Fritz] -- On JAdolf Hitler launched the greatest land assault in history on the Soviet Union, an attack the Führer deemed crucial to ensure Germany's economic and political survival.

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Operation. Hitler's vision for the residents of eastern Europe. Remove the Poles and Russians from their homelands and make them slaves.

Heinrich Himmler. What happened to SS. Init was banned from Germany after war because they had a bad reputation. Final solution. Genocide of all Jewish people. Eisatzgruppen. SS's security staff. What was the. Fresh from his conquest of Poland, Hitler on October 6,announced to the Reichstag that there would be "a new order of ethnographical conditions, that is to say, a resettlement of nationalities in such a manner that the process ultimately results in the obtaining of better dividing lines." A day later he signed a decree transferring to the Reich all Germans who are "threatened with de Cited by: 4.

This book examines the German campaign on the Eastern Front, from their first significant defeat at the gates of Moscow in to the defeat at Stalingrad and the Russian capture of Berlin marking the end of the war in Europe, exploring how Hitler's flawed dream of conquest in the East brought about the end of the Thousand Year Reich in little /5(7).In his book "Modern Times", Paul Johnson clearly marks the exact point in time when the outcome of the war was decided.

His analysis is shared by other top authors, and was also shared by British prime minister Winston Churchill at the time of events as they happened.