The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

Winner, National Book Awards 1961 for Nonfiction

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer book cover
ISBN 978-1451651683
Simon & Schuster | Simon & Schuster
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Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a new introductory essay by Ron Rosenbaum (Explaining Hitler and How the End Begins) commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of its National Book Award win.

The fiftieth anniversary edition of the National Book Award–winning bestseller that is the definitive study of Adolf Hitler, the rise of Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and World War II. This special edition now features a new introduction by Ron Rosenbaum, author of Explaining Hitler and How the End Begins.