Search - List of Books by Albert Speer

"Temporarily in 1934 I became a department head in the German Labor Front and dealt with the improvement of labor conditions in German factories. Then I was in charge of public works on the staff of Hess. I gave up both these activities in 1941." -- Albert Speer
Albert Speer, born Berthold Konrad Hermann Albert Speer, (; March 19, 1905 — September 1, 1981) was a German architect who was, for a part of World War II, Minister of Armaments and War Production for the Third Reich. Speer was Adolf Hitler's chief architect before assuming ministerial office. As "the Nazi who said sorry", he accepted responsibility at the Nuremberg trials and in his memoirs for crimes of the Nazi regime. His level of involvement in the persecution of the Jews and his level of knowledge of the Holocaust remain matters of dispute.

Speer joined the Nazi Party in 1931. His architectural skills made him increasingly prominent within the Party and he became a member of Hitler's inner circle. Hitler commissioned him to design and construct a number of structures, including the Reich Chancellery and the Zeppelinfeld stadium in Nuremberg where Party rallies were held. Speer also made plans to reconstruct Berlin on a grand scale, with huge buildings, wide boulevards, and a reorganized transportation system.

As Hitler's Minister of Armaments and War Production, Speer was so successful that Germany's war production continued to increase despite massive and devastating Allied bombing. After the war, he was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in the Nazi regime, principally for the use of forced labor. He served his full sentence, most of it at Spandau Prison in West Berlin.

Following his release from Spandau in 1966, Speer published two bestselling autobiographical works, Inside the Third Reich and The Secret Diaries, detailing his often close personal relationship with Hitler, and providing readers and historians with a unique perspective on the workings of the Nazi regime. He later wrote a third book, Infiltration, about the SS. Speer died of natural causes in 1981 while on a visit to London, England.

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Total Books: 57
The Nuremberg Nazi Trial Excerpts From the Testimony of Herman Goering Albert Speer Auschwitz Commandant Rudolf Hoess and Others
Spandau The Secret Diaries
2010 - Spandau the Secret Diaries (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9784871878791
ISBN-10: 4871878791
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Inside the Third Reich
2009 - Inside the Third Reich (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780923891732
ISBN-10: 0923891730
Genre: History
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Die unbeantwortbaren Fragen
2005 - Die Unbeantwortbaren Fragen (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783498021146
ISBN-10: 3498021141

Spandauer Tagebcher
2005 - Spandauer Tagebcher (Other)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783548367293
ISBN-10: 3548367291

2003 - Memorias (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788495359438
ISBN-10: 849535943X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores

2003 - Erinnerungen (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783549071847
ISBN-10: 3549071841

Albert Speer  Partner
1997 - Albert Speer Partner (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783764352653
ISBN-10: 3764352655
Genre: Engineering & Transportation

The Good Nazi The Life and Lies of Albert Speer
1997 - The Good Nazi the Life and Lies of Albert Speer (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780297817215
ISBN-10: 0297817213
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Inside the Third Reich Memoirs
1995 - Inside the Third Reich Memoirs (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780883659243
ISBN-10: 0883659247
Genres: History, Substores
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

Architektur Arbeiten 1933-1942
1995 - Architektur Arbeiten 1933-1942 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783549054468
ISBN-10: 3549054467

1981 - Infiltration (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780026128001
ISBN-10: 0026128004
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

The slave state Heinrich Himmler's masterplan for SS supremacy
1981 - The Slave State Heinrich Himmler's Masterplan for Ss Supremacy (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780297780137
ISBN-10: 0297780131

Der Sklavenstaat Meine Auseinandersetzungen mit der SS
1981 - Der Sklavenstaat Meine Auseinandersetzungen Mit Der Ss (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783421060594
ISBN-10: 3421060592

Technik und Macht
1979 - Technik Und Macht (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783762803959
ISBN-10: 3762803951

Alles was ich weiss Aus unbekannten Geheimdienstprotokollen vom Sommer 1945
Alles Was Ich Weiss Aus Unbekannten Geheimdienstprotokollen Vom Sommer 1945 [German Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783776620924
ISBN-10: 3776620927
Genre: Nonfiction

Diario De Spandau - El Legado Mas Crudo e Implacable Del Tercer Reich y Del Hombre Que Contribuyera a Edificarlo y Destruirlo