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Author Orbach, Danny, author.

Title The plots against Hitler / Danny Orbach.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.5343 ORB    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "An Eamon Dolan book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-382) and index.
Summary "A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Introduction -- Opposition in flames -- "That damned mare!" : the army top-brass scandal -- The officer, the mayor, and the spy -- "In the darkest colors" : the decision of General Beck -- The bird and its cage : first attempt at coup d'état -- Without a network : the lone assassin -- The point of no return : pogrom and war -- The spirit of Zossen : when networks fail -- Signs in the darkness : rebuilding the conspiracy -- On the wings of thought : networks of imagination -- Brokers on the frontline : the new strategy -- War of extermination : the conspirators and the Holocaust -- "Flash" and liqueur bottles : assassination attempts in the East -- Codename U-7 : rescue and abyss -- Count von Stauffenberg : the charismatic turn -- Thou shalt kill : the problem of tyrannicide -- A wheel conspiracy : the Stauffenberg Era -- The final showdown : July 20, 1944 -- The shirt of Nessus -- Motives in the twilight -- Networks of resistance -- Epilogue.
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Assassination attempts.
Heads of state -- Germany -- Biography.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Anti-Nazi movement -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Opposition (Political science) -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Assassins -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780544714434 (hardcover)
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