Modern history

The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

The dramatic story of the Third Reich—how Adolf Hitler and a core group of Nazis rose to power and plunged the world into a horrific war, perpetrating the genocidal Holocaust while sacrificing the lives of millions of ordinary Germans.

Chapter 1. The Serpent’s Egg

Chapter 2. Hitler and the Chaos of Postwar Germany

Chapter 3. On the Fringe, 1925–28

Chapter 4. Into the Mainstream

Chapter 5. Making Germany Great Again

Chapter 6. The Nazis Hit a Wall

Chapter 7. The Impossible Happens

Chapter 8. Seizing Power

Chapter 9. Consolidation of Power

Chapter 10. The People’s Community

Chapter 11. A Racial Revolution

Chapter 12. Courting Disaster

Chapter 13. Early Success

Chapter 14. Hitler Turns West

Chapter 15. The Crusade Against Judeo-Bolshevism

Chapter 16. Holocaust and Total War

Chapter 17. Apocalypse

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