The Third Reich in Power, 1933-1939 - Richard J. Evans

Written by on July 1, 2012, 10:13 am

Continuing the fascinating, horrifying story of the Nazi regime after it came to power. Moving on to the third volume with just a bit of trepidation.

This illustration of Jewish Germans realisation of their predicament after Kristallnacht violence of November 1938.

For many jews the shock of the pogrom was profound, destroying any last illusion they might have had that their patriotism, their war service, their skills, their education or even the fact that they were human beings would protect them from the Nazis.

and this quote describing the German/Soviet non aggression pact.

A formal alliance between two powers that had spent the previous six years mutually vilifying each other in public and had been the major backers of the two opposing sides of the Spanish civil war was unexpected to say the least.

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