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The Berlin mission : the American who resisted Nazi Germany from within / Richard Breitman.

Author/Creator:
Breitman, Richard, 1947- author.
Publication:
New York : PublicAffairs, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 329 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Geist, Raymond Herman, 1885-1955.
Consuls -- United States -- Biography.
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Summary:
An unknown story of an unlikely hero--the U.S. consul who best analyzed the threat posed by Nazi Germany and predicted the horrors to come.come.
Contents:
Visas
The rise of the Nazis
Americans encounter the Nazi revolution
Very private lives
Probing the new state
Immigration and emigration
Post-Olympic competition
Austria and Freud
The refugee crisis
Kristallnacht
Testing Goring
Children
Toward war
From afar
Indirect influence.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-307) and index.
ISBN:
9781541742161
1541742168
9781541742178
1541742176
OCLC:
1085578584