Berlin Diary Journal Of A Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941 Wwii 2002 For Sale
BERLIN DIARY JOURNAL OF A FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT 1934-1941 WWII 2002
COMPLETE TITLE :BERLIN DIARY
AUTHOR :WILLIAM L. SHIRER
VERY GOOD CONDITION
# PAGES :627 (INCLUDING INDEX)
YEAR : 2002
SUBJECT : "CBS radio broadcaster William L. Shirer was virtually unknown in 1940 when he decided there might be a book in the diary he had kept in Europe during the 1930s--specifically those sections dealing with the collapse of the European democracies and the rise of Nazi Germany. Shirer was the only Western correspondent in Vienna on March 11, 1938, when the German troops marched in and took over Austria, and he alone reported the surrender by France to Germany on June 22, 1940, even before the Germans reported it. The whole time, Shirer kept a record of events, many of which could not be publicly reported because of censorship by the Germans. In December 1940, Shirer learned that the Germans were building a case against him for espionage, an offense punishable by death. Fortunately, Shirer escaped and was able to take most of his diary with him. Berlin Diary first appeared in 1941, and the timing was perfect."
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