This should be required reading in every high school and college.
Sometimes these kinds of books are just fascinating as eye-witness accounts, but what's unusual about this, is the fact that this man could actually write AND SO well.
I'll get the other books and read them in order of the years they cover.
This is the most invaluable resource, and to think that all of the entries could have resulted in his death once discovered, and the death of Annemarie his Aryan abettor, could... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Cabin Dweller
This diary of German Jewish academic, Victor Klemperer should be mandatory reading. Klemperer lived in Germany throughout the Nazi reign and this volume, covering 1933 to 1941,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Peter Jakobsen
I have read both volumes of Klemperer's diary and they are amazing. The detail about everyday life for a Jew in Nazi Germany is invaluable.Published 7 months ago by Puckish Writer
This should be required reading in every high school and college. Riveting, heartbreaking, and at times told with uncommon tongue-in-cheek humor!! Read morePublished 9 months ago by R. Pecqueur
This book gives its reader a German Jews perspective of the workings of the Third Reich. It is extemporary in the way is shows the daily hardships the Jews and Germans faced alike. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ellenore
Necessary reading for anyone interested in the experience of a Jew in the heart of the daily nightmare/horror of Nazi Germany. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jim F. Baughman
Klemperer was a German professor, Jewish by birth who had converted to Protestantism and was married to an 'Aryan' woman, a concert pianist. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Klaus Bloemker