In these searing profiles the author dissects the lives of fifteen infamous Nazisincluding Hermann Göring, Joseph Goebbels, Heinrich Himmler, Martin Bormann, Ernst Röhm, Hans Frank, Rudolph Höss, Albert Speer, and Hitler himself. He also analyzes the archetypal roles of the officer corps, intellectuals, and women. This work provides fresh perspectives into how dysfunctional psyches, personal ambitions, and ruthless rivalries impacted the creation and evolution of Hitler's Third Reich.
About the Author
Joachim C. Fest is the author of Hitler and Plotting Hitler's Death: The Story of the German Resistance, 19331945. He lives in Germany.