The Rise of Adolf Hitler was written by Philip Gavin (Bachelor of Arts - Northeastern
University, Master of Science - Boston University) founder and publisher of The History Place,
and was first posted on The History Place Web site on July 10, 1996. The accompanying photo displays and captions were also created by Mr. Gavin and were revised/updated in July 2010.
has also written part two of our Hitler history The
Triumph of Hitler which appears elsewhere on this Web site. Published works by/featuring Mr. Gavin include World War II in Europe (Lucent Books, spring 2004), The Fall of Vietnam (Lucent Books, April 2003), and Genocide anthology (Greenhaven Press, 2001).
For your convenience, links are provided to Amazon.com if you wish buy
any of the books to read more about Hitler and Nazi Germany. The books
(and videos) might also be available at your neighborhood bookshop or local
Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer - 1264 pages
(1960) Simon & Schuster, New York; ISBN: 0671728687.
Berlin Diary : The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941 by
William L. Shirer - 640 pages (1941) Budget Book Service, New York;
Hitler by John Toland - 1035 pages Reissue Edition (January 1992)
Anchor Books, New York; ISBN: 0385420536.
Germany : A New History by Klaus P. Fischer - 734 pages (1995)
Continuum Publishing, New York; ISBN: 0826407978.
Life and Death of Adolf Hitler by Robert Payne - 623 pages (1995)
Barnes & Noble Books, New York; ISBN: 0880294027.
The Life and Death of Nazi Germany by Robert Goldston - 222 pages
(1967) Fawcett Books, Greenwich, Connecticut; ISBN: 0449308308?.
Face of the Third Reich : Portraits of the Nazi Leadership by Joachim
C. Fest - 416 pages (1970) Da Capo Press, New York; ISBN: 030680915X.
by Ralf Georg Reuth - 471 pages Reprint Edition (September 1994) Harcourt
Brace, New York; ISBN: 015600139X.
SS, Alibi of a Nation, 1922-1945 by Gerald Reitlinger - 502 pages
(May 1989) Da Capo Press, New York; ISBN: 0306803518.
Hitler's SS by Richard Grunberger - 128 pages (1993) Dorset Press,
New York; ISBN: 1566191521.
The Third Reich/Time-Life Books : Storming to Power by the Editors
of Time-Life Books - 192 pages (1991) Time-Life Books, Alexandria,
Virginia; ISBN: 0809469545.
The Third Reich/Time-Life Books : The New Order by the Editors of
Time-Life Books - 192 pages (1991) Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia;
The Third Reich/Time-Life Books : The SS by the Editors of Time-Life
Books - 192 pages (1991) Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia; ISBN:
Who in Nazi Germany by Robert S. Wistrich - 296 pages (1995) Routledge,
New York; ISBN: 0415127238.
1919-1945 : The Rise to Power 1919-1934 : A Documentary Reader
by J. Noakes (Editor), G. Pridham (Editor) - 220 pages Reprint Edition
(December 1995) University of Exeter Press, UK; ISBN: 085989598X.
1919-1945 : State, Economy and Society 1933-1939 : A Documentary Reader
by J. Noakes (Editor), G. Pridham (Editor) - 415 pages (December 1995)
University of Exeter Press, UK; ISBN: 0859894614.
1919-1945 : Foreign Policy, War and Racial Extermination : A Documentary
Reader by J. Noakes (Editor), G. Pridham (Editor) - 630 pages (December
1995) University of Exeter Press, UK; ISBN: 0859894746.
at War Series (1974) (A New Germany, Genocide) Produced by Jeremy Isaacs
- Thames Television, 52 minutes each.
Biography: The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler (1989) Produced by
Bill Treharne Jones - BBC and the A&E Entertainment Network, 120
History of the SS Produced and Directed by Andrew Mollo - The
Discovery Channel, 90 minutes.
All of the photos were obtained from the U.S. National Archives, Library of Congress, Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive) and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Related (external) Web Sites
War Crimes Page at Yale University
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum