The History of the German Resistance, 1933-1945

The History of the German Resistance, 1933-1945

By: Peter Hoffmann (author)Paperback

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The English version of the book has been extensively revised and expanded since its original publication in German. This edition includes a new preface and an updated bibliography.

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Part 1 The background: the year 1933; forms of resistance; top-level crisis. Part 2 The sudden crisis and the attempted coup of 1938: operation "Green"; foreign policy and resistance; Beck's plans; Halder's plans. Part 3 Plans for a coup 1939-1940: before the outbreak of war; plans, probings and memoranda; Halder's new plan; further efforts; soundings abroad. Part 4 Internal political plans: Schmid Noerr; Hassell; Popitz; Goerdeler; the Kreisau circle; socialists. Part 5 Contacts with the enemy 1940-1944: Albrecht Hashofer 1940-1941; Hasell 1941-1942; Lochner 1941-1942; Trott, Bonhoeffer, Schonfeld 1942; Moltke 1943; Trott 1943-1944; Gisevius; miscellaneous contacts; "eastern solution"? Otto John 1944. Part 6 Assassination attempts 1933-1942: the early days; attempts of 1938-1942. Part 7 Tresckow and army group centre: preparations; projections of 1943; abortive plans; "Valkyrie". Part 8 Stauffenberg and the replacement army: Stauffenberg's career; assassination attempts - Bussche, Kleist, Breitenbuch; procurement of explosive; communications planning; internal political planning; Stauffenberg's first two assassination attempts. Part 9 20 July 1944: "Wolfschanze"; Berlin: the coup; the coup in the provinces Prague, Vienna, Paris; collapse in Berlin. Part 10 Wreck of the opposition: summary court martial; arrests; people's court, executions, concentration camps.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773515314
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 872
  • ID: 9780773515314
  • ISBN10: 0773515313

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