[PDF / Epub] ✈ The End: Germany, 1944-45 ☀ Ian Kershaw – Tactical-player.co.uk

The End: Germany, 1944-45 A Remarkable Feat Of Historical Scholarship And Intelligent Analysis Jonathan Sumption Spectator Masterly Kershaw S Gripping And Boldly Intelligent Work Of Scholarship Will Surely Become The Standard Popularly Accessible Account Of The Nazi System S Terrible Final Phase Financial Times Gripping Yet Scholarly The Best Attempt By Far To Answer The Complex Question Of Why Nazi Germany Carried On Fighting To Total Self Destruction Kershaw, The Author Of The Best Biography Of Hitler, Is The Finest Sort Of Academic, For He Combines Impeccable Scholarship With An Admirable Clarity Of Thought And Prose Antony Beevor Telegraph Brilliant Nuanced And Sophisticated Undoubtedly A Masterpiece Mail On Sunday Well Written, Penetrating And Ground Breaking Andrew Roberts Evening Standard Magisterial Distinguished Daily Mail, Book Of The Week Kershaw Is A Sure Footed Guide Through The Hades Of The Final Dark Months Of The War In Europe His Is A Thoughtful And Thought Provoking Account, Which Admirably Combines Analysis, Historiography And Commentary Within A Very Readable Narrative Independent On Sunday No One Is Better Qualified To Tell This Grim Story Than Kershaw A Master Of Both The Vast Scholarly Literature On Nazism And The Extraordinary Range Of Its Published And Unpublished Record, Kershaw Combines Vivid Accounts Of Particular Human Experiences With Wise Reflections On Big Interpretive And Moral Issues No One Has Written A Better Account Of The Human Dimensions Of Nazi Germany S End New York Times Book Review A Compelling Account Of The Bloody And Deluded Last Days Of The Third Reich This Is Far From Being Of Mere Academic Interest The Greatest Strength Of Kershaw S Narrative Is That He Gives Us Much Than The View From The Top Interwoven Are Insights Into German Life And Death At All Levels Of Society The Times Kershaw Says That His Book Is Not A Military History Nevertheless He Offers An Admirably Clear, Coherent Discussion Of The Military Situation And Insightful Portraits Of The Leading Figures In The German Armed Forces The End Is Sober, Judicious, Clearly Written And Superbly Well Researched A Definitive History Of The Last Months Of The Third Reich Richard Bessel History TodayIAN KERSHAW Is The Author Of Hitler HubrisHitler NemesisMaking Friends With Hitler And Fateful Choices Ten Decisions That Changed The World, Hitler Nemesis Received The Wolfson History Prize And The Bruno Kreisky Prize In Austria For Political Book Of The Year, And Was Joint Winner Of The Inaugural British Academy Book Prize Until His Retirement In , Ian Kershaw Was Professor Of Modern History At The University Of Sheffield For Services To History He Was Given The German Award Of The Federal Cross Of Merit In He Was Knighted In And Awarded The Norton Medlicott Medal By The Historical Association In He Is A Fellow Of The British Academy, And Was The Winner Of The Leipzig Book Prize For European Understanding


4 thoughts on “The End: Germany, 1944-45

  1. says:

    Sir Ian Kershaw notes that continuing to fight on to the bitter end in a war is rare Casualties spiralled, German military losses in the last 10 months of the war were equal to those in the four years to July 1944 350,000 German soldiers dying in each month of the final cataclysm Allied bombing extended ever deeper a


  2. says:

    For the first quarter of the book I thought Kershaw was going to come to the same continuous conclusion that the failure of the Stauffenberg plot and the Allies decision to implement Unconditional Surrender was the reason why the regime became so ultra radical for the final year of the war, but by the guts of the book I realis


  3. says:

    This book should be read by the whole of Great Britain I do sincerely hope that it gets translated into German, where every German man women and child should read it It should be made available to all schools in Germany.When I see or hear where the blame lies for all the most horrendous treatment of people what ever their nationality du


  4. says:

    I got this for long journeys.The text is true to Kershaw s book it is clear in diction, well delivered and is not hard on the ears.The subject matter does demand some attention but is not hard work, for me from my point of view a very good buy and a good companion.


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