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Germany: Jekyll & Hyde: An Eyewitness Analysis of Nazi Germany

Germany: Jekyll & Hyde: An Eyewitness Analysis of Nazi Germany

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After he moved to Britain from Germany in the 1930s Sebastian Haffner became so shocked about the situation in his native country that he wrote this book in an effort to help people understand the danger Hitler presented to the world. Incredibly accessible, it is packed with acute analysis of both ...more

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Sebastian Haffner (the pseudonym for Raimund Pretzel) was a German journalist and author whose focus was the history of the German Reich (1871-1945). His books dealt with the origins and course of the First World War, the failure of the Weimar Republic and the subsequent rise and fall of Nazi Germany under Hitler.

In 1938 he emigrated from Nazi Germany with his Jewish fiancée to London, hardly able to speak English but becoming rapidly proficient in the language. He adopted the pseud