The Life and Death of Nazi Germany Author:Robert Goldston How could so literate a country as Germany become the scene of book burning and thought control? How could so sensitive a people participate in the organized and pitiless mass slaughter of millions of defenseless and innocent men, women, and children? How could a country with so notable in military tradition stumble into the greatest military ca... more »tastrophes of modern history?
In a brilliant prologue, Robert Goldston raises thse questions and offers some tentative suggestions about German history, geography, social structure, and political experience, which reveal the complexity of the questions. The rest of the book drmatically narrates the Nazi accession to power, the plunge into war, and the final victory of the Allies. It ends with an assessment of Germany's rebirth and of the ironic situation in which Germany finds itself today.« less