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Alternatives to Hitler : German Resistance under the Third Reich
Alternatives to Hitler : German Resistance under the Third Reich
by Hans Mommsen
Hardcover from Princeton Univ Pr
Book Published: August, 2003
Contending with Hitler : Varieties of German Resistance in the Third Reich
by David Clay Large
Paperback from Cambridge University Press
Book Published: June, 1994

Einstein's German World
by Fritz Richard Stern
The intellectuals of Albert Einstein's generation spun gold, Stern shows. Their number included Paul Ehrlich, the inventor of chemotherapy; Walther Rathenau, a captain of industry with an informed love of literature and music; and Fritz Haber, a physicist who discovered a means of fixing nitrogen from the air. All were swept away, murdered or sent into exile, by the events of the 1920s and '30s. Surveying the ruins of World War II, the French philosopher Raymond Aron remarked to Stern, "It could have been Germany's Century." Amazon.com
Hardcover - 271 pages (July 26, 1999)
Princeton Univ Pr; ISBN: 069105939X
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German Resistance to Hitler
by Peter Hoffmann
Hardcover from Harvard Univ Pr
Book Published: December, 1989

Germans Against Nazism: Nonconformity, Opposition and Resistance in the Third Reich: Essays in Honour of Peter Hoffmann
by Francis R. Nicosia, Lawrence D. Stokes
Hardcover from Berg Pub Ltd
Book Published: April, 1991

Germany's Underground: The Anti-Nazi Resistance
by Allen Welsh Dulles
Introduction by Peter Hoffmann
By the diplomat who became the first head of the CIA, a dramatic account of the German anti-Nazi resistance movement -"rich, exciting, and authoritative" (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.) This classic account of the German Resistance during World War II remains one of the primary sources on a topic that continues to generate controversy more than a half century after the war's end. Amazon.com
Paperback - 224 pages (January 2000)
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306809281

Hitler's Exiles : Personal Stories of the Flight from Nazi Germany to America
by Mark Anderson (Editor)
Hardcover - 354 pages (November 1998)
New Press; ISBN: 1565843940

On the Road to the Wolfs Lair : German Resistance to Hitler
by Theodore S. Hamerow
An insightful account of the plot to assasinate Hitler in July 1944. Though written as an historical account, On the Road to the Wolf's Lair reads at times like a spy thriller, complete with intrigue and danger. It is also meticulously researched, offering insight into the rise and fall of the Third Reich from the perspective of German resisters who once supported the movement. What is most interesting about the members of the civil service, military, and the clergy who came to oppose Hitler is that they initially embraced the party  warmly, many of them sharing the nationalist fervor and anti-Semitism that characterized the Third Reich. In fact, it was their level of enthusiasm that originally granted them their high status and privilege within the dictatorship. Amazon.com
Paperback - 452 pages (March 1999)
Belknap Pr; ISBN: 0674636813

Plotting Hitler's Death: The Story of the German Resistance
Plotting Hitler's Death: The Story of the German Resistance
by Joachim C. Fest, Bruce Little
Paperback from Henry Holt & Company, Inc.
Book Published: September, 1997
A Testament to Freedom : Essential Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The
A Testament to Freedom : Essential Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Book Description: Dietrich Bonhoeffer was only thirty-nine years old when he was executed in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945, yet his courage, vision, and brilliance have greatly influenced the twentieth-century Church and theology. Particularly through his bestselling classic, The Cost of Discipleship, Bonhoeffer profoundly shaped such minds and movements as Martin Luther King, Jr., and Leonardo Boff, civil rights and leberation theology. 

A Testament to Freedom, completely revised and expanded for this edition, includes previously untranslated writings, excerpts from major books, sermons, and selected letters spanning the years of Bonhoeffer's pastoral and theological career. This magnificent volume takes readers on a historical and biographical journey that follows Bonhoeffer through the various stages of his life--as teacher, ecumenist, pastor, preacher, seminary director, prophet in the Nazi era and, finally, as martyr in pursuit of peace and justice.
Paperback from Harper SanFrancisco
Book Published: March, 1995

To the Bitter End : An Insider's Account of the Plot to Kill Hitler, 1933-1944
by Hans Bernd Gisevius, Peter Hoffmann, Richard Winston (Translator), Allen Dulles
This chronicle of German resistance begins in 1933 with the torching of the Reichstag and ends with a bang--literally--in 1944 with a failed bomb plot to knock off the Fuehrer. Hans B. Gisevius was an observer and participant in these events, working to undermine the Nazi regime from within (he served in German counter- intelligence). All along, he considered himself a patriot, even though this book contains a ringing condemnation of the German people for their complicity in Hitler's wicked regime. To the Bitter End was written practically as events unfolded, smuggled out of Germany in portions because Gisevius wasn't sure he would live to complete it, and first published in 1946. It offers a firsthand account of Nazi Germany and the various underground efforts to prevent Hitler from doing what he ultimately did. Gisevius may not have earned credit for halting the tragedy, but he does offer today's readers important lessons about the nature of dictatorship and the seductive powers of evil. Allen Dulles,  who played a small role in helping Gisevius escape from Germany after the failed assassination, wrote the foreword. --John J. Miller, Amazon.com
Paperback - 648 pages 1 Da Capo edition (September 1998)
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306808692 

When Truth Was Treason: German Youth Against Hitler: The Story of the Helmuth Hubener Group
by Blair R. Holmes (Editor), Alan F. Keele (Contributor), Karl-Heinz Schnibbe, Klaus J. Hansen 
Hardcover: 425 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.24 x 9.33 x 6.29 
Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr (Trd); (January 1996) 
ISBN: 0252022017 

The White Rose : Munich 1942-1943
by Inge Scholl
Resistance in Nazi Germany
Paperback - 162 pages 2nd edition (December 1983)
Wesleyan Univ Pr; ISBN: 0819560863 

Backing Hitler : Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany
by Robert Gellately
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Plotting Hitler's Death : The Story of German Resistance
by Joachim C. Fest
Hardcover - 419 pages Reissue edition (October 1996)
Henry Holt & Company, Inc.; ISBN: 080504213X
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