By François de Lannoy
The Western Allies arrived on the Rhine and compelled their excess of the recognized bridge at Remagen from the place they driven ahead until assembly up with Soviet forces on the river Elbe.
The ultimate battles have been brutal, relatively these within the Rhur pocket.
This hugely illustrated publication comprises over a hundred photographs from the U.S. nationwide documents - many in colour. in addition to the pictures, the e-book contains first hand money owed and files from the veterans from each side of this apocalyptic clash for keep watch over of Germany.
Francois de Lannoy is a special educational historian who, in addition to contributing quite a few articles for Heimdal's "1939-1945 journal" has additionally written various books, of which the newest are Dunkirk 1940, Afrikakorps and El Alamein.
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He still attends church, and he moralizes after eating in a restaurant on how the beauty of the waitress will inevitably lead to her moral downfall and how, if he had the means, he would love to give her money to prevent her from going astray. He mentions a coolness, even a breach, in his relations with Frau Loritz and Käthe, whose ‘feminine vanity’ he considers a waste of his precious time. In May 1922 he notes in the diary how shocked he had been to see a little girl of three permitted by her parents to ‘hop round in the nude’ before his shocked gaze.
A. D. — the Sicherheitsdienst or Security Service Introduction This study of Heinrich Himmler completes the trilogy of biographies we have written about Hitler’s principal assistants in the establishment and control of the Third Reich. The general desire to understand the exact nature of this régime and of the individuals who created it has become more pressing during the past few years, now that both Germany and the world outside have to a great extent overcome the shock to our common humanity inflicted by the Nazis, which either paralyzed or inhibited clear thinking during and immediately after the war.
It was Hitler’s utter unscrupulousness in handling the political leaders of other countries that preyed on their weakness and took a contemptuous advantage of their traditional sense of values in diplomacy. This lack of scruple is by no means uncommon in many human activities. Indeed, his unscrupulous brilliance was the very aspect of Hitler’s character that excited widespread popular admiration and sympathy between 1933 and 1938, both inside and outside Germany. The nature of the régime and of the public reaction to it sprang directly from the characters of the men who created it.
La campagne d'Allemagne (II) - Au coeur du Reich by François de Lannoy