This is a list of books about nazi germany, the state that existed in germany during the period from 1933 to 1945, when its government was controlled by adolf hitler and his national socialist german workers party nsdap. Book burnings in opernplatz, berlin one of the first targets of adolf hitler and his nazi organization were books. But what fritzsche does with tremendous verve is to turn that question back to 1933. It is the earliest anti hitler comic book of its kind to ridicule the german dictator. Hitler s personal copy the copy gottlieb offered at auction was part of a group of hitler s personal belongings liberated from the nazi leaders munich apartment in 1945 by united states army first lieutenant. Once in power, hitler established an absolute dictatorship. No marks inside other than previous owners name in pen on ffep.
By 1925, 35yearold adolf hitler was already a war veteran, leader of a political party, orchestrator of a failed coup, and a prisoner in a german prison. The brown book of the reichstag fire and hitler terror is a book published in paris, france in august 1933 and written by otto katz it put forth the theory that. Collecting mein kampf by hitler, adolf first edition. Sales of the complete work remained mediocre throughout the 1920s. Sales of mein kampf rose dramatically after 1933, and its publication was pervasive in german culture. The brown book of the reichstag fire and hitler terror. May nazi book burnings in germany by the german student union, principally of works by jewish intellectuals, leading to an exilliteratur. Volume 2, after 1930 both volumes were only published in one book. His most recent book, published in fall 1996, is entitled hitler thinly days to power. Mein kampf, band 2, verlag franz eher nachfahren, munchen. Hitler s first 101 days marked the key moments, from his appointment as chancellor, which immediately.
This vicious attack against him is extraordinary in its analysis and understanding of the early nazi regime. My battle by hitler, adolf and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. While hitler was in power 19331945, mein kampf came to be available in three common editions. Hitler speeches and quotes first published in 1938 as. Volume 1 of mein kampf was published in 1925 and volume 2 in 1926. Hitler laid out his political agenda a full 14 years before the outbreak of war. Hitler gained power in a germany facing crisis after world war i. Volume two of mein kampf, focusing on national socialism, was published in 1927. The book was published in english in great britain in september 1933 with a foreword by dudley aman, 1st baron marley. Throughout the book, jews are equated with germs and presented as the international poisoners of. This list of books by or about adolf hitler is an english only nonfiction bibliography. Collecting mein kampf by hitler, adolf first edition identification. A photographic record of the creation of greater germany 1933 to 1940. Mein kampf 1933 by hitler, adolf and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
The book, written in 1923 and first published in july of 1925, outlines hitler s political ideology and future plans for germany. The unpublished sequel to mein kampf by adolf hitler. How hitler transformed a democracy into a tyranny the. The book laid out hitler s plans for transforming german society into one based on race. The first edition of the first volume is marked by a red cover subtitled a reckoning. The book you are about to read is one of the most extraordinary historical documents of the 20th century. One of adolf hitlers philosophical autobiography, mein kampf, is published. The book had relatively mediocre success until 1933 when hitler became chancellor, upon which sales of the book skyrocketed. Germany reprinting adolf hitler s nazi manifesto mein kampf 70 years after his death nazi bible mein kampf, adolf hitler s hatefilled antisemitic. This began in 1933, shortly after hitler seized power in germany. Any book, memoir or not, written after the war necessarily suffers from hindsight perception. Hollywood and hitler, 19331939 film and culture series. Adolf hitler, leader of the nazi party from 192021 and chancellor and fuhrer of germany 1933 45.
He secured the presidents assent for new elections. Book burning in the opernplatz, berlin, may 11, 1933. Raymond chandlers first short story, the hardboiled detective fiction blackmailers dont shoot, is published in the magazine black mask in the united states. Originally published in the manchester guardian on 31 january 1933.
Adolf hitler is named chancellor of germany history. Mein kampf pronounced, my struggle is an autobiographical manifesto by nazi leader adolf hitler, in which he outlines his political ideology and future plans for germany. Boards have lightly bumped corners and spine ends with little edge wear. It also includes some important works on the development of nazi imperial ideology, totalitarianism, german society during the era, the formation of anti. A special wedding edition was published in 1936, and it. The book, dedicated to thule society member dietrich eckart, was an autobiography and exposition of his ideology. Hollywood and hitler, 1933 1939 film and culture series doherty, thomas on.
Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Top 175 books published in 1933 that people have added on goodreads. He was the leader of germany during that countrys participation in world war ii, and he oversaw the nazi partys implementation of the holocaust, which resulted in the deaths of millions of people. In 1927, the second volume on national socialism was published.
This places hitler close to napoleon, the alltime champ among political leaders with large bibliographies. In july 1925, he also became a published book author with the release of the first volume of his work, mein kampf my struggle. On may 10, 1933, german students under the nazi regime burned tens of thousands of books nationwide. Pretty stories and funny pictures was published in 1933, the year adolf hitler became chancellor of germany. He was leader of the national socialist german workers party nationalsozialistische deutsche arbeiterpartei or nsdap, better known as the nazi party. Hitler s longcherished ambition to become chancellor has at last been satisfied. Mein kampf project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. The biographers peter longerich and brendan simms have new books about his rise to power.
It was not until 1933, the first year of hitler s tenure as chancellor of germany. Revisiting hitler, in a new authoritarian age the new. The memoirs of hitlers luftwaffe adjutant 19371945. Abridged and translated by e t s dugdale by hitler, adolf e. The brown book of the reichstag fire and hitler terror wikipedia. It was not until 1933, the first year of hitlers tenure as chancellor of germany. The brown book of the reichstag fire and hitler terror, by anson rabinbach. Although his novels are spared unlike those of his brother heinrich mann, thomas mann settles in switzerland.
Defying hitler was written in 1939, covering events in 1933, and was only published any book, memoir or not, written after the war necessarily suffers from hindsight perception, so contemporaneous material is particularly interesting. Defying hitler is one of those relatively few books available widely in english at least that are contemporaneous memoirs of events relating to the third reich. Other collectible or notable editions sales of mein kampf rose dramatically after 1933, and its publication was pervasive in german culture. T his is the year when mein kampf has been published in. The list has been segregated into groups to make the list more manageable. The first and only english translation of the 1940 book published as a christmas gift to german youth, designed to map out and record the earthshaking events of the previous eight years. Book burnings in germany, 1933 american experience. Hitler the truffle eater the first anti hitler comic. Was hitlers seizure of power on january 30, 1933, inevitable. Throughout the book, jews are equated with germs and presented as the international poisoners of society.
Hitler speeches and quotes first published in 1938 as adolf hitler from speeches 1933 1938 author. He ordered leaders of the regime to confiscate and destroy any literature deemed subversive to the national socialist agenda. Hitler s first hundred days, a thoroughly researched and elegantly written book, is a must for understanding how a majority of germans adapted to the new regime, even cheered it, merely a few months after hitler s accession to the chancellorship. The works of jewish authors like albert einstein and sigmund freud went up in flames alongside.
This photo book with about 270 pictures was published in 1933 as a propaganda work to give the general public an insight into adolf hitler s life from 1914 to 1933. Blue boards have a gilt eagle and swastika on the front board and gilt spine lettering. The speeches of adolf hitler, april 1933 august 1939. Set up a search alert to hear when collectibles items arrive. He has published several outstanding books, including works on gustav stresemann and the weimar republic, on the role of german business in hitler s rise, and on the two germanies after 1949. On may 10, 1933, university students in 34 university towns across germany burned over 25,000 books. Knopf announces e brown book of the hitler t error, 8 s eptember 1933, houghton mi in company p apers, houghton library, harvard u niversity, ms s torage 318, 2. Hitler speeches and quotes first published in 1938 as adolf hitler from speeches 1933 1938. Hitler and the rise of the nazi party in pictures a.129 419 382 219 336 1155 957 493 1204 844 677 800 552 608 1151 438 1426 1334 509 1465 799 619 1183 1145 394 1011 1320 545 698 402 1097 614 107 245 165 757 133 904 637 855 456 755 421 1336 319