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After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Thomas J. Laub

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

After signing an armistice agreement on 22 June 1940, Adolf Hitler placed the German army in charge of occupied France and ordered the military government to supervise the Vichy regime and maintain ... More


Adolf Hitler: The Political Emotionasaurus Rex

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter's focus is on Adolf Hitler, as well as his Aryan race, who did more than anyone else to bring the twentieth century to its knees through mass destruction and genocide. It notes that the ... More


British Decision Makers’ Perceptions of Nazi Germany’s Intentions

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159157
eISBN:
9781400850419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159157.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the evolution of the views held by Britain’s key decision makers, including Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden and Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, about Nazi Germany’s ... More


German Right-Wing Radicalism, Strategic Adventurism, and Mechanized Warfare

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

German fascism is inevitably marked by Nazism which had created a great impact across the modern German, Western, and the world history. However the Nationalist Socialist party and its leader, Adolf ... More


Media Personalities, 1918–24

Bernhard Fulda

in Press and Politics in the Weimar Republic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199547784
eISBN:
9780191720079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547784.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Who was a ‘very important person’ in post‐war Germany? The abdication of William II left the German media without its most popular political celebrity. This void was filled by the press through the ... More


Nazi Plans for Dominating Germany and Europe: The Nazi Master Plan: (August 7, 1945)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0029
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses Nazi Germany's comprehensive plan for aggression, conquest, and domination in Europe and beyond. It first explains the role of the National Socialist German Workers' Party ... More


Risk in the Rhineland

Zachary Shore

in What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On Saturday March 7, 1936, Adolf Hitler marched German troops into the demilitarized zone on the Rhine's left bank and, in doing so, launched his boldest “Saturday Surprise” to date. Against the more ... More


Avoiding Götterdämmerung, 1945

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The final chapter examines the various strategies adopted by the Allied authorities in 1945 to influence German behaviour towards Allied POWs. Face‐to‐face meetings with the Swiss authorities in ... More


Alan Louis Charles Bullock 1914–2004

Peter Dickson and Jose Harris

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

Alan Louis Charles Bullock, a Fellow of the British Academy, was born at Trowbridge, Wiltshire, on December 13, 1914. He was the only child of Edith Brand and Frank Allen Bullock. The future ... More


Weimar in the Weimar Republic: 1918 to 1933

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Weimar as the seat of the Weimar Republic's provisional national assembly, and how the National Socialists under Adolf Hitler entrenched themselves in the city and all of ... More


‘Was Heimat hieß, nun heißt es Hölle’: The Emigration of Lawyers from Hitler's Germany: Political Background, Legal Framework, and Cultural Context *

Reinhard Zimmermann

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

When Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of the German Reich in 1933, he embarked on a campaign to create a considerably greater living space for the German people, of a particularly venomous ... More


Weimar in the Third Reich: 1933 to 1945

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the National Socialists' establishment of the Third Reich in Weimar that lasted from 1933 to 1945. More specifically, it assesses the importance of Weimar in Adolf Hitler's ... More


Hitler’s War and the German Economy: A Reinterpretation

R. J. Overy

in War and Economy in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the concept of Blitzkrieg economics and suggests an alternative interpretation based on a reassessment of Adolf Hitler's intentions and the response of the German economy to the ... More


Resistance and Reprisals

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

On the morning of 21 August 1941, French Communist Party activists launched a wave of symbolic assassinations by shooting Alfons Moser, a young German naval cadet. Although preoccupied by events on ... More


Introduction: The Nazi Economy in Peace and War

R. J. Overy

in War and Economy in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The place of the German economy in the preparation and prosecution of war is of central importance in any interpretation of the Third Reich. The relationship between war and economy not only involved ... More


Hitler’s War Plans and the German Economy, 1933–1939

R. J. Overy

in War and Economy in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

During the 1920s, the German army leadership laid the foundation for a strategy of total economic mobilisation. They called this conception Wehrwirtschaft, the defence-based economy, capable of ... More


Germany, ‘Domestic Crisis’, and War in 1939

R. J. Overy

in War and Economy in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Tim Mason has argued that there is a half-way house, that Adolf Hitler's declared intentions and their flawed realisation are evidence of a dialectical relationship between actors and historical ... More


Journalists between Hitler and Adenauer

Volker R. Berghahn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179636
eISBN:
9780691185071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179636.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book takes an in-depth look at German journalism from the late Weimar period through the postwar decades. Illuminating the roles played by journalists in the media metropolis of Hamburg, the ... More


POWs and Anglo–German Relations, 1939–1941

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces British policy towards POWs from the start of the war until the end of 1941, and highlights the steps taken to encourage German compliance with the POW regime. The development of ... More


In Hitler’s shadow 1930–1933

Anthony Kauders

in German Politics and the Jews: Düsseldorf and Nuremberg, 1910-1933

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206316
eISBN:
9780191677076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206316.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The fall of the last Weimar coalition government with a parliamentary majority in early 1930 was the inevitable outcome of this failure to adapt successfully to democratic politics and to accept ... More


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