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Bombing Hitler : the story of the man who almost assassinated the Fuhrer / Hellmut G. Haasis ; translated by William Odom.

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    Describes how an average citizen of Munich secretly assembled and detonated a bomb intended to kill Adolf Hitler during a 1939 speech and the would-be assassin's attempted escape to Switzerland before ending his life in a concentration camp.
    Uniform Title
    Hitler jag' ich in die Luft. English
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Haasis, Hellmut G., 1942-
    Published
    New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2013
    Locale
    Germany
    Contents
    Hitler speaks under a ticking time bomb
    The assassin is foiled at the border
    The explosion
    Searching the rubble
    Reaction to the attack
    The evidence mounts
    From Königsbronn to Berlin
    Confession and interrogation
    Cult of death : the official ceremony of November 11
    The search for the instigators
    Assassinville
    Elser's youth and working years in Königsbronn
    A freer life at Lake Constance
    Back to Königsbronn
    Assassination : the decision
    The preparations
    Night work in the Bürgerbräukeller
    In the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen
    The end in Dachau
    The long road to recognition.
    Notes
    Translation of: Den Hitler jag' ich in die Luft.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-226).
    Hitler speaks under a ticking time bomb -- The assassin is foiled at the border -- The explosion -- Searching the rubble -- Reaction to the attack -- The evidence mounts -- From Königsbronn to Berlin -- Confession and interrogation -- Cult of death : the official ceremony of November 11 -- The search for the instigators -- Assassinville -- Elser's youth and working years in Königsbronn -- A freer life at Lake Constance -- Back to Königsbronn -- Assassination : the decision -- The preparations -- Night work in the Bürgerbräukeller -- In the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen -- The end in Dachau -- The long road to recognition.
    Translated from the German.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781616087418
    1616087412 (hardcover : alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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