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I was hitler's chauffeur [electronic resource] : The Memoir of Erich Kempka. Erich Kempka.

Kempka, Erich. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781783374816 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781781599723 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: Erich Kempka served as Hitler’s personal driver from 1934 through to the Führer’s dramatic suicide in 1945. His candid memoirs offer a unique eyewitness account of events leading up to and during the war, culminating in those dark final days in the Führer's headquarters, deep under the shattered city of Berlin.He begins by describing his duties as a member of Hitler’s personal staff in the years preceding the war, driving the Führer throughout Germany and abroad, and accompanying him to rallies. The crux of his memoirs however covers his life with Hitler in the Berlin Führerbunker. During this time he was responsible for a transport fleet of cars, and often drove the likes of Speer or Kesselring on inspection tours to the hot spots on the front; and in March 1945, he accompanied the Führer to his final front-inspection tour. Kempka was also present when news came through of Göring and Himmler’s efforts to seize power and...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Havertown : Frontline Books, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 10119 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2412 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Military.
Genre: Electronic books.

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