30 April 1945 The Day Hitler Shot Himself And Germany's Integration With The West Began

30 April 1945 The Day Hitler Shot Himself And Germany's Integration With The West Began

by Kluge, Alexander

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April 30, 1945, marked an end of sorts in the Third Reich. The last business day before a national holiday and then a series of transfers of power, April 30 was a day filled with contradictions and bewildering events that would forever define global history. It was on this day that while the Red Army occupied Berlin, Hitler committed suicide in his underground bunker, and, in San Francisco, the United Nations was being founded.

Alexander Kluge's latest book, 30 April 1945, covers this single historic day and unravels its passing hours across the different theaters of the Second World War. Translated by Wieland Hoban, the book delves into the events happening around the world on one fateful day, including the life of a small German town occupied by American forces and the story of two SS officers stranded on the forsaken Kerguelen Islands in the South Indian Sea. Kluge is a master storyteller, and as he unfolds these disparate tales, one unavoidable question surfaces: What is the appropriate reaction to the total upheaval of the status quo?

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Product Details

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: SEAGULL BOOKS
  • ISBN: 9780857423993
  • Publication Date: 10/15/2016