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Heinrich Himmler : the sinister life of the head of the SS and Gestapo

Author: Roger Manvell; Heinrich Fraenkel
Publisher: London : Greenhill Books ; New York : Skyhorse Pub., 2007, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Authors Roger Manvell and Heinrich Fraenkel, notable biographers of the World War II German leaders Joseph Goebbels and Herman Goring, delve into the life of one of the most sinister, clever, and successful of all the Nazi leaders: Heinrich Himmler. As the head of the feared SS, Himler supervised the extermination of millions. Here is the story of how a seemingly ordinary boy grew into an obsessive and superstitious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Heinrich Himmler; Heinrich Himmler
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Manvell; Heinrich Fraenkel
ISBN: 9781602391789 1602391785 9781853677403 185367740X
OCLC Number: 123485708
Notes: Originally published: London : W. Heinemann, 1965.
Description: xvii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Chaste Youth --
Reichsführer S.S. --
The Élite --
Secret Rivals --
Final Solution --
The Miraculous Hands --
Slave of Power --
Self-Betrayal --
Appendix A: Adolf Eichmann's Account of Himmler --
Appendix B: The Frankfurt Trial --
Notes --
Selected Book-List --
Index.
Responsibility: Roger Manvell and Heinrich Fraenkel.

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" Manvell and Fraenkel have produced... biographies of Goebbels, Goering, Himmler, and the men who tried to kill Hitler in 1944... .To the best of my knowledge there are no better biographies in Read more...

 
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