The Third Reich in 100 Objects

A Material History of Nazi Germany

Roger Moorhouse

Date Published :
January 2018
Publisher :
Greenhill Books
Contributor(s) :
Richard Overy
Illustration :
200 Illustrations
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ISBN : 9781784381806
Pages : 272
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Hitler's Third Reich is still the focus of numerous articles, books and films: no conflict of the twentieth century has prompted such interest or such a body of literature.

Approaching the canon of World War II literature is a challenge for a general reader but the 100 objects approach is a novel and accessible presentation.

This is a compelling, frequently shocking and revelatory guide to the Third Reich that has been collated and presented by two of the world's leading World War II historians.

The photographs gathered by Roger Moorhouse include Pervitin, Hitler's Mercedes, Wehrmach toilet paper, Hitler's grooming kit, the Nuremberg courtroom, the Tiger Tank, fragments of flak, the Iron Cross and, of course, the Swastika and Mein Kampf.

About The Author

ROGER MOORHOUSE is a historian of the Third Reich. He has been published in over 20 languages. He is a tour guide, a book reviewer and a visiting professor at the College of Europe in Warsaw.


"No one knows more about the Third Reich than Roger Moorhouse. He has chosen fascinating objects that expose the poisonous reality of Hitler’s Germany."

- Dan Snow, author of Twentieth Century Battlefields and Death or Victory

"Every political religion requires its icons and Nazism exemplified this. Art, artefacts and symbols mattered enormously to Hitler and his henchmen, who were selling an idea, a faith, as much as a political programme. This fascinating and beautifully illustrated book by a leading expert on the Nazis sums up the Third Reich in a brilliant and highly accessible way."

- Professor Andrew Roberts, author of The Storm of War and Masters and Commanders

"A fascinating kaleidoscope. These 100 objects are the icons of Nazi Germany."

- Professor Sonke Neitzel, author of Tapping Hitler’s Generals and Soldiers

"From the bizarre to the sinister; a novel and informative way of describing Nazi Germany."

- Charles Messenger, author of Tanks and Broken Sword

"Featuring insightful commentary on the tangible relics of the Third Reich, this book tells the history of the Nazi regime from a fascinating new perspective"

- Military History Monthly

"The style of writing is clear and coherent, the illustrations crisp and of excellent quality, and the book well-rounded and accessible to all. Whether the reader is just interested in this period of history or an academic it is very highly recommended."

- Alina Nwobilska, Britain at War

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