Crowdsourced History Reading — TA’s List No. 5: WWII / National Socialism

Cross-references to my other topical lists, as always, marked with the addition “cf.”

* Milton S. Mayer: They Thought They Were Free
* Joachim Fest: Hitler and Der Untergang (Inside Hitler’s Bunker)
* Eugen Kogon: Der SS-Staat (The Theory and Practice of Hell)
* Guido Knopp: Hitlers Helfer (Hitler’s Henchmen)
* Hannah Arendt: Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil
* Martin Goldsmith: The Inextinguishable Symphony
* Erica Fischer: Aimée und Jaguar: Ein Liebesgeschichte, Berlin 1943 (Aimée & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943)
— cf. list no. 2, “Women’s History”
* Anne Frank: Diary
— cf. lists no. 2 & 3, “Women’s History” and “First Hand Accounts”
* Solomon Perel: Ich war Hitlerjunge Salomon (Europa Europa)
— cf. list no. 3, “First Hand Accounts”
* Astrid Lindgren: A World Gone Mad: Diaries, 1939-45
— cf. lists no. 2 & 3, “Women’s History” and “First Hand Accounts”
* Hans Jürgen Massaquoi: Destined to Witness: Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany
— cf. list no. 3, “First Hand Accounts”
* Marcel Reich-Ranicki: Mein Leben (The Author of Himself: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki)
— cf. list no. 3, “First Hand Accounts”
* Library of America (anthology), Various Authors: Reporting World War II
— cf. list no. 3, “First Hand Accounts”
* Thomas Mann: Deutsche Hörer! Radiosendungen nach Deutschland aus den Jahren 1940-1945 (Listen, Germany! — Letters to German listeners broadcast on BBC in 1940-1945)

 

 

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