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The Good Nazi

The Life and Lies of Albert Speer

by Dan van der Vat

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Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL7468674M
ISBN 100395924944
ISBN 109780395924945

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  By tracking scientists and Holocaust survivors in Lithuania, “The Good Nazi” tells the story of a Schindler-type Nazi officer who turned his back on his dark ideology and risked his life to. Daniel Half Human: And the Good Nazi by David Chotjewitz. Thirteen-year-old Daniel and his best friend Armin pledge their loyalty to each other read more. Thirteen-year-old Daniel and his best friend Armin pledge their loyalty to each other while spending a night in jail after they’re arrested for painting a swastika on the wall in a Communist section of Hamburg.

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The Good Nazi by Dan van der Vat Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this hard-hitting biography, Dan van der Vat reveals Speer as a sham and an opportunist, a "good Nazi" of another sort: a dedicated party servant who, promoted from his role as Hitler's architect to minister of wartime production, also became the Nazis' principal exploiter of forced labor.

The first biography to be written free of Speer's personal influence, this is the fullest, most /5(50). Dan van der Vat's biography, "The Good Nazi: The Life and Lives of Albert Speer" adds The Good Nazi book really new to the debate.

Van der Vat's desire to condemn Speer once and for all, his desire to show that Speer was good at being a Nazi, simply doesn't live up to the author's bluster, and consequently the work comes across as largely vindictive and weak.4/5(22).

A Good Nazi. investigates this question through the lens of history, mainly during the World War II Germany and Russia and sometime after that.

In the story, in Germany during the mids, when a young German boy, Torsten, is pushed around by older hostile kids in the school, Joseph, a Jewish boy, comes to his rescue/5(37).

Product details Series: Mildred L Batchelder Honor Book (Awards) Hardcover: pages Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books; Translation edition (Octo ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: ounces /5(7).

Published in German in and translated into English by Doris Orgel inDaniel Half Human: And the Good Nazi is a young adult historical novel by David Chotjewitz. Set in Hamburg, Germany during the rise of Hitler’s regime in the s, the book tells the story of two good teenage friends, Daniel Kraushaar and Armin Hillman.

THE GOOD NAZI THE LIFE AND LIES OF ALBERT SPEER by Dan van der Vat ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 21, The best biography yet on the self-described ``second man in the Reich.''.

This was a good book about a family's search for the man to whom they owed their lives during WWII. A Jewish family who lived in the U.S. went back to their home city, Vilna, which was in Lithuania in the 's to show their own grandkids what they went through.

They also went to find some information about the man to whom they were by: 1. The Good Nazi After his release from Spandau, Speer portrayed himself as the "good Nazi". [] He was well-educated, middle class, bourgeois and could contrast himself with the psychopaths and murderers who, in the popular mind, typified "bad Nazis".

A Good Nazi. investigates this question through the lens of history, mainly during the World War II Germany and Russia and sometime after that. In the story, in Germany during the mids, when a young German boy, Torsten, is pushed around by older hostile kids in the school, Joseph, a Jewish boy, comes to his rescue/5(36).

InGood published a book, “The Search for Major Plagge: The Nazi who Saved Jews,” about Plagge. Last year, the book was made into a film entitled, “The Good Nazi,” which premiered in Canada. In this hard-hitting biography - the first to be written free of Speer's personal influence - Dan van der Vat reveals Speer to have been a "good Nazi": a dedicated servant of the party who, as 3/5(2).

The book was a worn, thick burgundy paperback, spine splintered in three parts, tiny print crammed on its pages. It made possible his designation as the “good Nazi,” somehow better than. About the Book. The best biography yet on the self-described "second man in the Reich." Albert Speer has long occupied a singular niche in history: that of the "good Nazi," a decent and civilized man whose first love was architecture and who wished nothing more than to rebuild Germany from the misery of WW I and the worldwide depression of the sAuthor: Dan van der Vat.

He eventually published the results of his research in as The Search for Major Plagge: The Nazi Who Saved Jews. Good formed an organization of researchers and friends that he called the "Plagge Group" and, along with HKP survivors, petitioned Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to the Holocaust, to have Plagge recognized as " Righteous Among the Nations ".

About the Book. The best biography yet on the self-described "second man in the Reich." Albert Speer has long occupied a singular niche in history: that of the "good Nazi," a decent and civilized man whose first love was architecture and who wished nothing more than to rebuild Germany from the misery of WW I and the worldwide depression of the :   "He aimed for the stars, but hit London." That's a well-traveled post-World War II joke involving Wernher von Braun, the former Nazi rocketry wizard who.

The Nazi book burnings were a campaign conducted by the German Student Union (the "DSt") to ceremonially burn books in Nazi Germany and Austria in the s. The books targeted for burning were those viewed as being subversive or as representing ideologies opposed to included books written by Jewish, pacifist, religious, liberal, anarchist, socialist, communist, and sexologist.

The Good Nazi shares the incredible true story of Major Karl Plagge, an officer in the Nazi party who used his position to save more than 1, Jewish people in a Lithuanian concentration camp. The documentary also follows the efforts of University of Hartford Professor Richard Freund as he travels to the camp to track down these stories.

This is a list of books about Nazi Germany, the state that existed in Germany during the period from towhen its government was controlled by Adolf Hitler and his National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP; Nazi Party).

It also includes some important works on the development of Nazi imperial ideology, totalitarianism, German society during the era, the formation of anti.

It tells the story of Major Karl Plagge, a Nazi officer who, during the Holocaust, was commandant of a forced labor camp called "HKP" in Vilnius, Lithuania. In reality, he was sheltering hundreds of Jewish families.

By the end, many were saved in hiding places dug into the ground and carved into the walls. This book should probably be read after reading Inside the Third Reich (by Albert Speer). With that background, you will better appreciate The Good Nazi. The author gives a very good overview of the work of Speer during the period of /5(5).Your latest book, The Pursuit of the Nazi Mind, is a historical study of American and British attempts to use psychology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis to delve into the motivations of the Nazi leadership and the mentality of the so-called did the Allies begin these efforts?

There are several starting points, but a key moment occurred in The Good Nazi. The diaries of a German civilian who saved thousands during the Rape of Nanking. A Nazi who originally supported Hitler, Rabe chose not to flee Nanjing with most of the other foreigners as the Japanese approached.

It is unlikely that the book's editor, Erwin Wickert, who had known Rabe and obtained the diaries from his.