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Hitler's children : sons and daughters of leaders of the Third Reich talk about their fathers and themselves [electronic resource] / Gerald L. Posner.

Posner, Gerald L. (Author). Elfer, Julian. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781541494640 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1541494644 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 49 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Julian Elfer.
Summary, etc.:
Gr̲ing. Hess. Mengele. Dn̲itz. Names that conjure up dark memories of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. They were the architects of the Third Reich. And they were fathers. Gerald Posner convinced eleven sons and daughters of Hitler's inner circle to break their silence. This second generation of perpetrators in Hitler's Children struggle with their Third Reich inheritance. In grappling with memories of good and loving fathers who were later charged with war crimes, these heirs to the Nazi legacy add a fresh and important perspective to understanding the complexity of what historian, Hannah Arendt, dubbed "the banality of evil." Hitler's Children is much more, however, than a series of startling family interviews. It is also a spellbinding insider's look at some of the men whose names have become synonymous with terror. This is a classic book about the second generation of Nazi perpetrators (the only one ever to have family interviews with Hess, Mengele, Donitz, and Gr̲ing.) No other book author or documentarian ever got those children to talk again. And Norman Frank, the eldest son of war criminal Hans Frank, also never spoke to anyone but Posner.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Germany > History > 1933-1945 > Biography.
National socialism.
Children of war criminals > Germany > History > 20th century.
Children > Germany > History > 20th century.
Children and politics > History > 20th century.
Nazis > Biography.

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