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Count Helldorf and the German resistance to Hitler. by Harrison, Ted.

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Published by University of Salford European Studies Research Institute in Salford .
Written in English


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SeriesWorking papers in contemporary history and politics / University of Salford European Studies Research Institute -- 8
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Open LibraryOL20321108M

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  German resistance to Hitler: Count von Moltke and the Kreisau Circle Ger van Roon. out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover. 14 offers from $ German Resistance to Hitler Peter Hoffmann. Paperback. $ Next. Special offers and product promotions. Amazon Business: Save 25% off first $ of business by: The government of Adolf Hitler was popular with most Germans. Although the Gestapo (secret state police) and the Security Service (SD) suppressed open criticism of the regime, there was some German opposition to the Nazi state and the regimentation of society that took place through the process of "coordination" (Gleichschaltung)—the alignment of individuals and institutions with Nazi goals.   Roughly German resisters participated in “Operation Valkyrie,” the failed J , plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler and overthrow the .   On July 20 Colonel Count Stauffenberg carried a bomb concealed in a briefcase into the briefing room of the Wolf's Lair, Hitler's headquarters in East Prussia. Another officer moved it, so that it rested next to the massive wooden leg of the conference table and, when it exploded, soon after Stauffenberg had left the room, Hitler was.

The German Opposition to Hitler: The Resistance, the Underground, and Assassination Plots () Michael Thomsett. out of 5 stars Paperback. £ An Honourable Defeat: A History of German Resistance to Hitler, Anton Gill. out of 5 stars Author: Peter Hoffmann.   A measured, if brief, examination of the question of Hitler’s possible homosexuality takes place in Karl Billinger’s book Hitler Is No Fool (undated, but apparently written in ). Billinger was an anti-Nazi who had been incarcerated in a concentration . Clemens Augustinus Emmanuel Joseph Pius Anthonius Hubertus Marie Graf von Galen (16 March – 22 March ), better known as Clemens August Graf von Galen, was a German count, Bishop of Münster, and cardinal of the Roman Catholic World War II, Galen led Catholic protest against Nazi euthanasia and denounced Gestapo lawlessness and the persecution of the church.   Those who are acquainted with the many books and films produced recently about the 20 July plot to assassinate Hitler led by Count Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg may have the impression that the plot was a result of the aversion of the German aristocracy to the political ambitions of a commoner like Hitler.

The first part of the book reviews how Hitler came to power in the first place and the second part recounts how the Resistance inside of Germany did its best to undermine him. It's tough to imagine being in the place of some of the people in this book--particularly men who were higher-ups in Hitler's government who decided they had a moral and /5(4). German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad, By Klemens Von Klemperer Clarendon Press, Read preview Overview Preaching in Hitler's Shadow: Sermons of Resistance in the Third Reich By Dean G. Stroud William B. Eerdmans, Berlin's Chief of Police and later a member of the Resistance to Hitler. Background Graf von Helldorf was born in Merseburg on 14 October Career He served during World War I as an officer. After the war he joined the notorious Rossbach Freikorps and was involved in the Kappputsch (), which led to his exile in Italy where he remained. Willy Brandt () German politician and statesman. Opposed to Hitler, he fled to Norway in after a brief period of resisting Nazis. In , he returned to Germany to try and organise resistance efforts to Nazism. Again he was forced to flee. After the war, he became Chancellor of West Germany.