Adolf Hitler
John Toland

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Narrated By: Ralph Cosham

Duration: 1 day, 20 hours and 43 minutes

What to expect

A national bestseller with more than 370,000 copies in print, this is "the first book that anyone who wants to learn about Hitler or the war in Europe must read" (Newsweek).

Based on previously unpublished documents, diaries, notes, photographs, and dramatic interviews with Hitler's colleagues and associates, this is the definitive biography of one of the most despised yet fascinating figures of the twentieth century. Eminently readable and painstakingly documented, it is a work that will not soon be forgotten.

Genre

Biography: historical, political and military, Biography: general, European history

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“An unusually revealing picture…highly detailed…a marvelously absorbing popular history…must be ranked as one of the most complete pictures of Hitler we have yet had.”

New York Times

“The first book that anyone who wants to learn about Hitler or the war in Europe must read. Much that is new or little known…a marvel of fact.”

Newsweek

“Toland weaves the epic tapestry of popular history, meshing together thousands of details into monumental narratives of wartime drama.”

Chicago Tribune

“A significant contribution to the history of our time.”

Houston Chronicle

“Massive, masterful…should stand as a landmark in the literature of ideological megalomania.”

San Francisco Chronicle

“Thorough, carefully documented, and authoritative.”