I myself was riveted from page one all the way to the end.
An insightful account of Hitler and his times, very thorough and even-handed, taking into account the prevalent issues of his time in Europe between the two wars.
Not a replacement for the Ian Kershaw two-volume biography of Hitler but an excellent book nonetheless.
Born in 1932 in Germany, I lived there through through WWII and four of the post-war years. Of all the books I have read on that era, esp. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Wilfried Mehring
Great recount of a great leader and failure at lot of lessons learned in this book what to & not to doPublished 1 month ago by Joseph h cowart
The best book available to understand the why and how of Hitler and the Nazis. Other books are better for the who, what and where. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mary H
It is long and very detailed. A chronology of his life and a psychological profile of Hitler by the author. Only downside is there could be less detailPublished 2 months ago by halskis
This is the book to read to understand Hitler's actions, and the essence of "Hitlerism".Published 3 months ago by janos m varga
Wonderful biography of Hitler. Fest's analysis of Hitler's personality reveals a man capable of adroit tactical political maneuvering in spite of his grand fantasies. Read morePublished 3 months ago by R. Russell
great account of a German's experience growing up under NazismPublished 3 months ago by Kerri Stahl
Good analysis on methodology of madman's rise to power. He was not necessarily a genius but an opportunist taking advantage of chaotic times filling the power vacuum.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
An insightful account of Hitler and his times, very thorough and even-handed, taking into account the prevalent issues of his time in Europe between the two wars. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sabine Atwell