The bomb that exploded in the "Wolf's Lair"Hitler's command headquarterson July 20th, 1944 was the closest any assassination attempt ever came to ridding the world of the Nazis' Führer. Pierre Galante's account of the years that led up to the attempt, and its grim aftermath, offers an illuminating look at how dissent among the German officer corps grew until something had to be done. Conspirator General Adolf Heusinger, who met with Hitler on hundreds of occasions, provides his personal accounts of the disintegrating obedience of the German commanders as the war turned against them. Their plan to kill Hitler, establish a provisional government, and negotiate with the Allies for peaceknown as Operation Valkyrieis described here in depth.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.56(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.72(d)|
About the Author
Pierre Galante (1918-1998), a French citizen, also wrote The Berlin Wall.