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Title Behind Valkyrie : German resistance to Hitler : documents / edited by Peter Hoffmann.

Imprint Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2011.


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Description viii, 372 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-357) and index.
Contents Internal policy. Constitution. Dietrich Bonhoeffer's attack upon Hitler's leader concept, January-February 1933 ; Otto Wels against passage of the Enabling Act, 23 March 1933 ; Law for the Restoration of ordered conditions in the State Judiciary System (Provisional Basic Constitutional Law), 1938-1940 ; Helmuth von Moltke's constitutional concepts for the reconstruction of Germany, October 1940 ; Programme for Post-Hitler Emergency Governance, January-February 1940 ; Co-ordination meeting of anti-Hitler plotters, 8 January 1943 ; The Kreisau Circle's preparations for Hitler's overthrow, August 1943 ; Socialist proclamation drafted by Carlo Mierendorff, 1943 -- Persecution of the churches. Confessing church memorandum to Reich Chancellor Hitler, July 1936 ; Dietrich Bonhoeffer's decision against emigration, June 1939 ; Father Alfred Delp SJ's motivations to oppose Hitler --Persecution of Jews. Dietrich Bonhoeffer : the church and the Jewish Question, April 1933 ; Pastor Julius von Jan's protest against the 9 November 1938 Pogrom, 16 November 1938 ; Johannes Popitz, Prussian Minister of Finance, protest against the 9 November 1938 Pogrom ; Ulrich von Hassell on the 9 November 1938 Pogrom ; Carl Goerdeler's plan to protect the world's Jews, 1941/42 -- Euthanasia. Sermon of Clemens August Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster, 3 August 1941 ; Ulrich von Hassell on Bishop von Galen's sermons, August 1941 -- Foreign policy. Lieutenant-General Ludwig Beck, Chief of the General Staff of the Army, on an unofficial visit to Paris, 16-20 June 1937 ; Ulrich von Hassell's statement on conditions of peace, February 1940 ; Foreign-policy objectives of the Kreisau Circle, April 1941 ; Carl Goerdeler's peace plans, 1941-1944 ; Adam von Trott zu Solz : peace missions, 1939-1944 -- Military resistance. Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg to his father, April 1926 ; Lieutenant-General Ludwig Beck's coup preparations, July 1938 ; Captain Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg to Brigadier Georg von Sodenstern, February-March 1939 ; Major Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg on war crimes, August 1942 ; Colonel Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg's programmatic statement, July 1944 ; Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's report, July 1944.
Summary "While the "Valkyrie" plot to kill Hitler is the best known instance of German oppositon to his dictatorship, there were many other significant acts of resistance. Behind Valkyrie collects the documents, letters, and testimonies- many available in their entirety and in English for the first time- of Germans who fought Hitler from within."--Page 4 of cover.
Subject Anti-Nazi movement -- Germany -- History -- Sources.
Government, Resistance to -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Operation Valkyrie, 1944 -- Sources.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 -- Sources.
Operation Valkyrie (1944) (OCoLC)fst01755321
Anti-Nazi movement. (OCoLC)fst00810297
Government, Resistance to. (OCoLC)fst00945663
Political science. (OCoLC)fst01069781
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
Added Author Hoffmann, Peter, 1930-
ISBN 9780773537699 (bound)
0773537694 (bound)
9780773537705 (pbk.)
0773537708 (pbk.)

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