And an ordinary psychopathic dictator. What could have possibly gone wrong with that mix?
What did ordinary Germans really think of Hitler? – Julia Boyd’s exceptional new book gets to the root of the matter by focusing exclusively on the inhabitants of one small village.
The village in question, Oberstdorf, is a postcard-perfect holiday resort high up in the Bavarian Alps…
Germany’s early victories were greeted with general rejoicing, but even as the war drew to a disastrous close there were fanatics whose faith in the Führer remained unshaken.