Hitler's Soldiers: The German Army in the Third Reich
Hitler's Soldiers: The German Army in the Third Reich4.19 88 5 Author: Ben H. Shepherd Narrator: Michael Page
This was a true people's army, drawn from across German society and reflecting that society as it existed under the Nazis. Without the army and its conquests abroad, Shepherd explains, the Nazi regime could not have perpetrated its crimes against Jews, prisoners of war, and civilians in occupied countries. The author examines how the army was complicit in these crimes and why some soldiers, units, and higher commands were more complicit than others. Shepherd also reveals the reasons for the army's early battlefield successes and its mounting defeats up to 1945, the latter due not only to Allied superiority and Hitler's mismanagement as commander-in-chief, but also to the failings of the army's own leadership.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 26H 38Min
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