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Title Behind Valkyrie : German resistance to Hitler : documents / edited by Peter Hoffmann
Published Montréal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2011]
Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 372 pages)
Contents Internal policy. Constitution. Dietrich Bonhoeffer's attack upon Hitler's leader concept, January-February 1933 ; Otto Wels against passage of the Enabling Act, 23 March 1933 ; Law for the Restoration of ordered conditions in the State Judiciary System (Provisional Basic Constitutional Law), 1938-1940 ; Helmuth von Moltke's constitutional concepts for the reconstruction of Germany, October 1940 ; Programme for Post-Hitler Emergency Governance, January-February 1940 ; Co-ordination meeting of anti-Hitler plotters, 8 January 1943 ; The Kreisau Circle's preparations for Hitler's overthrow, August 1943 ; Socialist proclamation drafted by Carlo Mierendorff, 1943
Military resistance. Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg to his father, April 1926 ; Lieutenant-General Ludwig Beck's coup preparations, July 1938 ; Captain Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg to Brigadier Georg von Sodenstern, February-March 1939 ; Major Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg on war crimes, August 1942 ; Colonel Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg's programmatic statement, July 1944 ; Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's report, July 1944
Summary "While the "Valkyrie" plot to kill Hitler is the best known instance of German oppositon to his dictatorship, there were many other significant acts of resistance. Behind Valkyrie collects the documents, letters, and testimonies- many available in their entirety and in English for the first time- of Germans who fought Hitler from within."--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-357) and index
Notes Includes some text in German
Subject Anti-Nazi movement -- Germany -- History -- Sources.
Government, Resistance to -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Hoffmann, Peter, 1930-
ISBN 0773587144 (electronic bk.)
9780773587144 (electronic bk.)