Germany's Underground: GERMANYS UNDERGROUND

Paperback | January 15, 2000

byAllen Welsh Dulles, Peter Hoffmann

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This classic account of the German Resistance during World War II remains one of the primary sources on a topic that continues to generate controversy more than a half century after the war's end. As OSS (office of strategic services) chief of station in Bern, Switzerland, from 1942 to 1945, Dulles was charged with determining the extent and commitment of the opposition to Hitler. Germany's Underground is the most important firsthand account we have of Allied contact with that opposition—and the most concise and readable history of the men and women from every stratum of German society who made up this complex web.

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 Although the people of Hitler's Germany lived under a cloud of perpetual fear, there were brave men and women who risked - and sometimes lost - their lives to oppose the third Reich. Germany's Underground is the fascinating story of German citizens who remained in contact with the Allies during the Second World War, and who helped to ...

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This classic account of the German Resistance during World War II remains one of the primary sources on a topic that continues to generate controversy more than a half century after the war's end. As OSS (office of strategic services) chief of station in Bern, Switzerland, from 1942 to 1945, Dulles was charged with determining the exte...

Allen Welsh Dulles (1893–1969), the younger brother of John Foster Dulles, held diplomatic posts in Vienna and Bern during World War I and was OSS station chief in Bern during World War II. Appointed director of the CIA in 1953, he was also the author of The Boer War and The Craft of Intelligence.Peter Hoffmann of McGill University is ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.25 × 5.38 × 0.49 inPublished:January 15, 2000Publisher:Da Capo BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306809281

ISBN - 13:9780306809286

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 Although the people of Hitler's Germany lived under a cloud of perpetual fear, there were brave men and women who risked - and sometimes lost - their lives to oppose the third Reich. Germany's Underground is the fascinating story of German citizens who remained in contact with the Allies during the Second World War, and who helped to bring the evil of Nazism to an end. Told by former OSS chief and CIA director Allen Welsh Dulles, this is a fascinating and true story of heroism and espionage.