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Assassinating Hitler

ethics and resistance in Nazi Germany

by Robert Weldon Whalen

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Published by Susquehanna University Press in Selinsgrove, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Assassination attempt, 1944 (July 20) -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-176) and index.

    StatementRobert Weldon Whalen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD256.35 .W47 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1746057M
    ISBN 100945636458
    LC Control Number92056704

    There were many individuals and groups who sought to end Hitler and the Nazi party's control over Germany. Before and during World War II, there were a number of unsuccessful attempts to assassinate Hitler thus putting an end toNazi Germany, and to negotiate peace with Allied forces. After the bomb failed, Elser was caught by the SS as he was fleeing to Switzerland. He was . The Plots, the Assassins, and the Dictator Who Cheated Death. Author: Roger Moorhouse; Publisher: Bantam ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» For the first time in one enthralling book, here is the incredible true story of the numerous attempts to assassinate Adolf Hitler and change the course of history. Assassinating Adolf Hitler: The History of the Failed Conspiracies and Attempts Title: Assassinating Adolf Hitler: The History of the Failed Conspiracies and Attempts to Kill the Nazi Dictator Format: Paperback / softback Type: BOOK Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform UK Release Date: Language: English.


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In his book, Hitler divides humans into categories based on physical appearance, establishing higher and lower orders, or types of humans.