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The Resource Eva Braun : life with Hitler, by Heike B. Görtemaker ; translated from the German by Damion Searls

Eva Braun : life with Hitler, by Heike B. Görtemaker ; translated from the German by Damion Searls

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Eva Braun : life with Hitler
Title
Eva Braun
Title remainder
life with Hitler
Statement of responsibility
by Heike B. Görtemaker ; translated from the German by Damion Searls
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
  • From one of Germany's leading young historians, the first comprehensive biography of Eva Braun, Hitler's devoted mistress, finally wife-the hidden First Lady of the Third Reich
  • In this groundbreaking biography, German historian Heike Görtemaker reveals Hitler's mistress as more than just a vapid blonde whose concerns never extended beyond her vanity table. Twenty-three years his junior, Braun first met Hitler when she took a position as an assistant to his personal photographer. Capricious, but uncompromising and fiercely loyal-she married Hitler two days before committing suicide with him in Berlin in 1945-her identity was kept secret by the Third Reich until the final days of the war. Through exhaustive research, newly discovered documentation, and anecdotal accounts, Görtemaker turns preconceptions about Eva Braun and Hitler on their head, and builds a portrait of the little-known Hitler far from the public eye. Book jacket
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Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Eva Braun : life with Hitler, by Heike B. Görtemaker ; translated from the German by Damion Searls
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published in Germany as Eva Braun : Leben mit Hitler, by Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich, in 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The meeting -- Heinrich Hoffmann's studio -- Munich After the First World War -- The Braun family -- Rise to power at Hitler's side -- pt. 2. Contrasting worlds -- Women in national socialism -- The myth of the Führer, or, Herr Hitler in private -- The mistress and the inner circle -- Life at the Obersalzberg -- pt. 3. Downfall -- Isolation during the war -- The events of July 20, 1944 and their aftermath -- The decision for Berlin -- After death
Control code
7ocm01017671
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780307742605
Lccn
2011009551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Eva Braun : life with Hitler, by Heike B. Görtemaker ; translated from the German by Damion Searls
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published in Germany as Eva Braun : Leben mit Hitler, by Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich, in 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The meeting -- Heinrich Hoffmann's studio -- Munich After the First World War -- The Braun family -- Rise to power at Hitler's side -- pt. 2. Contrasting worlds -- Women in national socialism -- The myth of the Führer, or, Herr Hitler in private -- The mistress and the inner circle -- Life at the Obersalzberg -- pt. 3. Downfall -- Isolation during the war -- The events of July 20, 1944 and their aftermath -- The decision for Berlin -- After death
Control code
7ocm01017671
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780307742605
Lccn
2011009551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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