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Bombing Hitler : the story of the man who almost assassinated the Fuhrer /

Describes how an average citizen of Munich secretly assembled and detonated a bomb intended to kill Adolf Hitler during a 1939 speech and the would-be assassin's attempted escape to Switzerland before ending his life in a concentration camp. Full description

Main Author: Haasis, Hellmut G., 1942-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Skyhorse Pub., 2013
Contents: Hitler speaks under a ticking time bomb -- The assassin is foiled at the border -- The explosion -- Searching the rubble -- Reaction to the attack -- The evidence mounts -- From Königsbronn to Berlin -- Confession and interrogation -- Cult of death : the official ceremony of November 11 -- The search for the instigators -- Assassinville -- Elser's youth and working years in Königsbronn -- A freer life at Lake Constance -- Back to Königsbronn -- Assassination : the decision -- The preparations -- Night work in the Bürgerbräukeller -- In the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen -- The end in Dachau -- The long road to recognition.
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