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By Peter Hoffmann

whereas the "Valkyrie" plot through Nazi officials to kill Adolf Hitler is the simplest identified example of German competition to his dictatorship, there have been many different major acts of resistance. in the back of Valkyrie collects files, letters, and tales of Germans who fought Hitler from inside of, making lots of them to be had of their entirety and in English for the 1st time.

Peter Hoffmann assembles the phrases of electorate protesting the nationwide Socialists' dismantling of the 1st democratic German republic, socialists and conservatives arguing for civil liberties, and upset senior army officers. in the back of Valkyrie's first-hand bills of reactions to crimes via the SS, mistreatment of thousands of Soviet prisoners of struggle, mass homicide of Jews, and the mismanagement of army campaigns exhibit that makes an attempt to keep up freedom, justice, and human rights frequently got here from unforeseen sources.

While now not freed from the prejudices in their time, those approximately forgotten voices support offer a extra entire knowing of the variety of dissent in the course of considered one of history's most annoying epochs.

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Whereas the "Valkyrie" plot by way of Nazi officials to kill Adolf Hitler is the simplest recognized example of German competition to his dictatorship, there have been many different major acts of resistance. in the back of Valkyrie collects files, letters, and stories of Germans who fought Hitler from inside, making lots of them to be had of their entirety and in English for the 1st time.

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