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Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945
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Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Rolf-Dieter Müller

Abstract

Since the end of World War II, Germans have struggled with the legacy of the Wehrmacht—the unified armed forces that Adolf Hitler mobilized in 1935 to ensure the domination of the Third Reich in perpetuity. Historians have vigorously debated whether the Wehrmacht’s atrocities represented a break with the past or a continuation of Germany’s military traditions. Now available for the first time in English, this meticulously researched yet accessible overview by eminent historian Rolf-Dieter Müller provides the most comprehensive analysis of the organization to date—illuminating its role in a com ... More

Keywords: Wehrmacht, Adolf Hitler, World War II, German military history, Third Reich, Nazi

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780813167381
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rolf-Dieter Müller, author
Humboldt University