qLittle is known today of the extent and intensity of the anti-Nazi activity that occurred inside Hitler's Germany. Even less is know about those whose courage and conviction drove them to risk - and lose - everything to bring the Third Reich to an end. Drawing on extensive sources, author Louis Eltscher examines the role of German anti-Nazi resistance inside the Third Reich. Beginning with the post-World War I German society that led to Hitler's role as fA¼hrer, Eltscher documents the rise of anti-Nazi activity, different types of resistance groups, and the difficulties in achieving organization. Presented within the broader context of German history and contemporary world events, this comprehensive study relies on extensive historiography by noted scholars to produce a well-balanced, timely narrative of the German resistance to one of history's most violent regimesq -- Back cover.His moral compass indicated that the Nazis represented ultimate evil, and it pointed to the course of action he must follow. aIt was his sense of ... It was said of Oster that he was willing to fight fire with fireathat is, ato use the tools of ... 36 These men obviously did not yet comprehend the full implications of Nazism. They didanbsp;...
|Title||:||Traitors or Patriots?|
|Author||:||Louis R. Eltscher|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2013-07|